Brewer's Famous Quotations (Heftet)

5,000 Quotations and the Stories Behind Them


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 584
Forlag: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780550105479
Omtale Brewer's Famous Quotations
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations' - Winston Churchill

Quotations can offer us a glimpse into the past in a few brief words, giving us a feeling for the people and events that have shaped our world; from Oppenheimer's 'I am become death, destroyer of worlds' at the explosion of the first atom bomb, to the sharp wit of Winston Churchill and the romance of the great poets. Brewer's Famous Quotations not only presents the words of a truly diverse range of famous people, but tells the anecdotes and stories behind the quotations, setting them in context. Indispensable for writers and fascinating to browse, Brewer's Famous Quotations can settle any argument about who said what and when.

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