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What the Dickens?!: Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them

Bryan Kozlowski

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Running Press
27 September 2016
Language: history & general works; linguistics; Literary companions
GRAB A BUMPER, FORGET YOUR FANTEEGS, AND ROAM AT A FOOT-PACE THROUGH THE TWISTY ALLEYWAYS OF THE VICTORIAN VERNACULAR!

What larks! Dive into the world of literature's ultimate wordsmith, Charles Dickens, in this literary romp through his finest quips, barbs, and turns of phrase.

Featuring 200 of Dickens' best-loved words, drawn from his fifteen novels and hundreds of short stories, What the Dickens?! is full of period-appropriate definitions, pithy commentary, and charming illustrations. Perfect for word nerds and book lovers of all ages, this volume will have you dragging your friends to the hippo-comedietta and bonneting your anti-Pickwickian adversaries like a proper Victorian in no time!
By:   Bryan Kozlowski
Imprint:   Running Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 188mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   314g
ISBN:   9780762460779
ISBN 10:   0762460776
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   27 September 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Bryan Kozlowski is an author, bookworm, and Dickens devotee. A member of the Dickens Fellowship, his writings on Charles Dickens' life and legacy have appeared in Slate, Country Life magazine, Anglotopia, and Historic UK. He is the author of the children's book Cook Me a Story (Quarto).

Reviews for What the Dickens?!: Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them

The research is stellar and the writing terrific. Anyone interested in words or the English language will love this book. ?-San Francisco Book Reviewer


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