Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th edition

Camilla Rockwood (ed.)

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th edition

This revised and expanded edition features hundreds of new entries on everything from blogs and designer babies to New York s mysterious sewer-dwelling alligators, as well as a selection of heritage entries from a Victorian edition of Brewer’s: see “enchanted castles” , ”magic garters” and “poison detectors”. 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th edition

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Classification Non-fiction
Genre Reference
Format Hardback
Pages 1584
RRP £30.00
Date of Publication August 2009
ISBN 978-0550104113
Publisher Chambers Harrap
 

This revised and expanded edition features hundreds of new entries on everything from blogs and designer babies to New York s mysterious sewer-dwelling alligators, as well as a selection of heritage entries from a Victorian edition of Brewer’s: see “enchanted castles” , ”magic garters” and “poison detectors”.

Reviews

The Guardian

Steven Poole

I had complacently imagined my millennium edition of Brewer to be good for another 1,000 years, but this latest is bigger and in most respects better... a couple of aimless browsing hours in its company brings more serendipitous delight than a week on the internet.

03/10/2009

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