The Dictionary of Lost Words

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  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 0593160193
  • Rating : 4/5 from 17 reviews
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The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words
  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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"The Dictionary of Lost Words is a work of fiction. All incidents and dialogue, and all characters with the exception of some well-known historical figures, are products of the author's imagination and are not to be construed as real. Before the lost word, there was another. It arrived at the Scriptorium in a second-hand envelope, the old address crossed out and Dr Murray, Sunnyside, Oxford, written in its place. It was Da's job to open the post and mine to

The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words
  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 08 April 2021
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Discover the internationally bestselling debut, SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION 'If you only read one book this year, let it be this one!' FIVE STAR NETGALLEY READER REVIEW 'An extraordinary, charming novel... Williams pins a whole, rich life to the page' The Times In 1901, the word 'bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the

The Dictionary of Lost Words

The Dictionary of Lost Words
  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the 'Scriptorium', a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and unheard. One day a slip of

Dyslexic Books

Dyslexic Books
  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the 'Scriptorium', a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and unheard. One day a slip of

The Lost Words

The Lost Words
  • Author : Robert Macfarlane,Jackie Morris
  • Publisher : Hamish Hamilton
  • Release : 02 October 2017
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Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language of children. They disappeared so quietly that at first almost no one noticed - until one day, they were gone. But there is an old kind of magic for finding what is missing, and for summoning what has gone. If the right spells are spoken, the lost words can be brought back . . . All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn

The Lost Words

The Lost Words
  • Author : Pete May
  • Publisher : Biteback Publishing
  • Release : 15 October 2012
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Philip Howard's legendary 'Lost Words' column has been appearing weekly in The Times for many years, wittily illuminating a raft of the most obscure, esoteric words the English language has to offer. At the same time, his 'Word Watching' puzzles have provided readers with the chance to pit their lexicographical skill against his tongue-in-cheek multiple-choice conundrums. This unique collection, bringing together the very best of all these, is a feast for word lovers. Here we can lament the disappearance of

The Horologicon

The Horologicon
  • Author : Mark Forsyth
  • Publisher : Icon Books
  • Release : 01 November 2012
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The Horologicon (or book of hours) gives you the most extraordinary words in the English language, arranged according to the hour of the day when you really need them. Do you wake up feeling rough? Then you’re philogrobolized. Pretending to work? That’s fudgelling, which may lead to rizzling if you feel sleepy after lunch, though by dinner time you will have become a sparkling deipnosophist. From Mark Forsyth, author of the bestselling The Etymologicon, this is a book

One Italian Summer New Edition

One Italian Summer New Edition
  • Author : Pip Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 30 March 2021
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Pip and Shannon dreamed of living the good life. They wanted to slow down, grow their own food, and spend more time with the people they love. But jobs and responsibilities got in the way: their chooks died, their fruit rotted, and Pip ended up depressed and in therapy. So they did the only reasonable thing - they quit their jobs, pulled the children out of school and went searching for la dolce vita in Italy.One Italian Summer is

A Short History of Women

A Short History of Women
  • Author : Kate Walbert
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 16 June 2009
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Inspired by a suffragist ancestor who starved herself to promote the integration of Cambridge University, Evie refuses to marry and Dorothy defies a ban on photographing the bodies of her dead Iraq War soldier sons, a choice that embarrasses Dorothy's dau

The Disappearing Dictionary

The Disappearing Dictionary
  • Author : David Crystal
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release : 21 May 2015
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Wherever you go in the English-speaking world, there are linguistic riches from times past awaiting rediscovery. All you have to do is choose a location, find some old documents, and dig a little. In The Disappearing Dictionary, linguistics expert Professor David Crystal collects together delightful dialect words that either provide an insight into an older way of life, or simply have an irresistible phonetic appeal. Like a mirror image of The Meaning of Liff that just happens to be true,