With Dazzling Wit And Astonishing Insight, Bill Bryson The Acclaimed Author Of The Lost Continent Brilliantly Explores The Remarkable History, Eccentricities, Resilience And Sheer Fun Of The English Language From The First Descent Of The Larynx Into The Throat Why You Can Talk But Your Dog Can T , To The Fine Lost Art Of Swearing, Bryson Tells The Fascinating, Often Uproarious Story Of An Inadequate, Second Rate Tongue Of Peasants That Developed Into One Of The World S Largest Growth Industries.
William McGuire Bill Bryson, OBE, FRS was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951 He settled in England in 1977, and worked in journalism until he became a full time writer He lived for many years with his English wife and four children in North Yorkshire He and his family then moved to New Hampshire in America for a few years, but they have now returned to live in the UK.In The Lost Continent, Bil
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- The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way
- Bill Bryson
- 04 May 2018 Bill Bryson