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Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
  

Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon

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'Gemel' is an old English word meaning 'twin' - Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition brings together a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and its BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week sequel in a beautiful, stylish box set which is ideal as a gift.

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Synopsis

Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition A Box Set Containing the Etymologicon and the Horologicon by Mark Forsyth

The Etymologicon springs from Mark Forsyth's Inky Fool blog about the strange connections between words. The Horologicon - which means 'a book of things appropriate to each hour' - follows a day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words.

About the Author

Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist, proofreader, ghostwriter and pedant. He was given a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary as a christening present and has never looked back. In 2009 he started the Inky Fool blog, in order to share his heaps of use-less information with a verbose world. He is also the author of the Sunday Times Number One bestseller The Etymologicon, and its successful sister volume, The Horologicon, both published by Icon Books.

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Publication date

1st November 2012

Author

Mark Forsyth

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Publisher

Icon Books Ltd

Format

Hardback
544 pages

Categories

The Real World
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Language: history & general works

ISBN

9781848314283

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