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The Meaning of Everything - Simon Winchester

The Meaning of Everything

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The Meaning of Everything is a scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language, the Oxford English Dictionary. Simon Winchester's supple, vigorous prose illuminates this dauntingly ambitious project: a seventy-year odyssey to create the grandfather of all word-books. A truly wonderful celebration of the English language. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.

'An inspired story of conflict, madness, genius, and inspiration so amusing that at times it reads like fiction - but it isn't.' LIBRARY JOURNAL 'A magnificent account, swift and compelling, of obsession, scholarship, and ultimately, philanthropy of the first magnitude.' KIRKUS REVIEW 'A lively and largely informative chronicle of a still-staggering enterprise.' OBSERVER

ISBN: 9781407485645
ISBN-10: 1407485644
Audience: General
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 7
Published: 1st July 2011
Country of Publication: GB