Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition

Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition : A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon

By (author) Mark Forsyth


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'Gemel' is an old English word meaning 'twin' - Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition brings together a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and its highly anticipated sequel in a beautiful, stylish box set which is ideal as a gift. The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth's Inky Fool blog about the strange connections between words. The Horologicon - which means 'a book of things appropriate to each hour' - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words.

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  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 50mm | 901g
  • 01 Nov 2012
  • Icon Books Ltd
  • Duxford
  • English
  • 1848314280
  • 9781848314283
  • 19,675

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Publication of The Etymologicon in late 2011 shot Mark Forsyth to huge acclaim, appearing on Channel 4, BBC 2 and countless Christmas bestseller lists.

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