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'Every age hath its book' - The Koran. `It's better to be quotable than honest' - Tom Stoppard. Continuously in print since 1961, the 2002 Gem Dictionary of Quotations is now more than ever the best value-for-money mini-dictionary of quotations available.
Fully revised and updated, this 2002 edition has been organised on a thematic basis for ease of reference.* Includes over 4000 quotations on themes ranging from Acting and Adultery to Cookery and Poetry, with special sections on Last Words and Epitaphs* Includes all the classic quotes, from Julius Caesar and Tennyson to Max Beerbohm and Oscar Wilde* Modern quotations range from Ringo Starr and Nelson Mandela to Ken Dodd and Patrick O'Brian, and Germaine Greer on Posh n' Becks
- `Beckham is an archangel, and Victoria is a figure of darkness attached to him' (Germaine Greer)- `From every progressive point of view, September 11 has been a disaster' (Tariq Ali)- `a case of mistaken non-entity' (Kathy Lette on being mistaken for Ruby Wax)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 82 x 117 x 26mm | 175g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0007144377
  • 9780007144372