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What the Dickens?!
Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them
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- Hardcover $15.00 $19.50 CAD
- ebook $9.99 $12.99 CAD
This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around September 27, 2016. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.
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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!
- "The research is stellar and the writing terrific. Anyone interested in words or the English language will love this book."—-San Francisco Book Reviewer
- On Sale
- Sep 27, 2016
- Page Count
- 224 pages
- Running Press