What were the beginnings of the English language?
Why has American culture spread so successfully and will it continue to do so even as the country's power apparently wanes?
Why are the West Indies no longer any good at cricket?
What difference did slavery make to the way we speak English today?
Publication date: 26/05/2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||26th May 2011|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||History, The Real World,|
Robert McCrum is the author of several novels and two works of non-fiction, The Story of English and My Year Off. He is literary editor of the Observer and lives in London.More About Robert McCrum