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Published: 04 May 2017

208 Pages | 20


ISBN: 9780198791096

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The Story of Be

A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

David Crystal

  • Explores the fascinating history of the verb be in all its uses
  • Illustrated throughout with cartoons by Ed McLachlan and from Punch
  • Includes examples from a wide range of literary and non-literary sources
  • An entertaining insight into how the English language works