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Fabulous book! Great detail and information. Interesting anecdotes that make the history come to life. Also, Crystal is a brilliant scholar.Published 5 days ago by Penny Lane
Shipped quickly, item came in good condition with no bent pages, but signs of wear/age, and the book itself is very interesting! Read morePublished 5 months ago by MangoGirl
God forbid you are using this to complete an assignment. I can't even get to the correct page number. Location 2170 out of 16406. That's garbage. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Erica
This is a really great book and as there is a lot of material here, it takes quite a while to digest. Very absorbing and fascinating. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Paul B
Book could be cut to a third of its size. Includes mostly cliche information and "well you never know" type digressions. Read morePublished 12 months ago by sfiafrea
Crystal uses a lot of interesting examples to illustrate the changes English underwent over the centuries. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lan Sai Si
This is about exciting as reading a dictionary. It's difficult to read more than a few pages at a time.Published 19 months ago by John C.
"The Story of English" is written in beautiful English... The writer simply cannot make anything wrong!Published on July 16, 2014 by Mark Karamian