The Story of English, Paperback / softback Book

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The Story of English is the extraordinary tale of the origins and development of the English language. Two thousand years ago English was confined to a handful of savage tribes on the shores of north-west Europe; today, in one form or another, it is spoken by a billion people around the world. More widely scattered, written and spoken than any other language in history, English has become a global phenomenon. Exploring its amazing success, The Story of English is an essential companion for student and general reader alike.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Language: history & general works
  • ISBN: 9780571275083

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