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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable Hardcover – November 30, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0550105646 ISBN-10: 0550105646 Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 864 pages
  • Publisher: Chambers; 2nd Revised edition edition (November 30, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0550105646
  • ISBN-13: 978-0550105646
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7 x 2.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.9 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,554,360 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


'Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable is peerless... It has captured the flavour of the past 100 years' -- The Times

About the Author

Ian Crofton has compiled many works of reference, books of quotations and miscellanies over the years, including A Dictionary of Musical Quotations (with Donald Fraser), A Dictionary of Art Quotations, The Guinness Encyclopedia (as editor-in-chief), Brewer's Dictionary of Curious Titles, and, with John Ayto, Brewer's Britain and Ireland and the second edition of Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable. He lives in North London with his family and three whippets.

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