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    DescriptionDon't know Heracles from Herodotus? Wouldn't recognize a concerto from a sonata? Many of us wish that we could fill in the gaps in our education in order to avoid those embarrassing situations when we feel as if we don't know things that others do. In `Back to Basics`, bestselling author Caroline Taggart will provide readers with the opportunity to learn really useful stuff that was never taught in mainstream education, while also giving a refresher course on the main staples. From brushing up on Latin verse and the history of art, to identifying different types of clouds, your thirst for knowledge will be sated and your education complete - and it's enormous fun to boot!


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    Title
    Back to Basics
    Subtitle
    The Education You Wish You'd Had
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Caroline Taggart
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 205 mm
    Thickness: 129 mm
    Weight: 327 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843178798
    ISBN 10: 1843178796
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC subject category V2: WZG
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    DC22: 032
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 031
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    Libri: I-RB
    BIC subject category V2: GBA
    LC classification: AG
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14110
    BISAC V2.8: REF010000, REF000000
    DC23: 032
    Thema V1.0: WZG, GBA
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd Second Edition, Second ed.
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
    Publication date
    31 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Caroline Taggart is the bestselling author of I Used to Know That and, in the same series, A Classical Education and An Apple a Day. She also co-wrote My Grammar and I (or should that be 'Me'?). Her other books include Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English, The Book of English Place Names and The Book of London Place Names. She also appears frequently on radio and TV giving her opinion on such subjects as whether or not there should be an apostrophe in Druids Cross and, if so, where it should go.
    Review quote
    `Will do for grammar what `Eats, Shoots and Leaves` did for punctuation.` --`Times`