Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

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Drawing its content from a wide variety of sources including television programmes, political speeches, films, literature, newspaper headlines, songs and advertisements, this is the only dictionary of quotations to include mini-biographies of authors, helping to put the quotes in context. With a truly international outlook, it is arranged alphabetically by author and fully indexed by keyword, making it an invaluable reference for writers and academics, and an ideal gift.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1296 pages
  • 180 x 236 x 62mm | 1,759.96g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • CHAMBERS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0550100857
  • 9780550100856
  • 2,078,916

About Chambers

Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.show more

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'The invaluable collection of quotable quotes' Leicester Mercuryshow more

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