A-Z Great Modern Writers is an essential reference guide to the world's most important contemporary writers, boldly illustrated by Andy Tuohy. Artist and graphic designer Andy Tuohy turns his hand to the world of modern literature in this new instalment of the A-Z series. Rendered in his distinctive style, this new book features portraits of 52 key modern writers significant for their contribution to literature, with a whole host of names from across the world including: -Simone de Beauvoir -F. Scott Fitzgerald -Kazuo Ishiguro -Doris Lessing -Salman Rushdie -Vladimir Nabokov Best-selling author Caroline Taggart provides a crib sheet of everything you need to know about each author: why they are important in the field of literature, a list of their must-read books, and a surprising fact or two about them. Alongside Andy's portraits, the book features additional imagery, including book covers and author photographs. A fun, easy guide to some of the best writers of modern times, this is a great gift for anyone who wants to broaden their literary horizons.
Sunday Times bestselling author, Caroline Taggart brings her usual gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing out what really matters and what doesn't. Endearingly written, this book is highly readable and will make you think about the way you use punctuatation.
A guide to speaking and writing better English. It takes you through the major problem areas. It covers: common mistakes in grammar (which will belie a lowly upbringing), common misspellings, commonly misused words, and the all-important choice of words and phrases to use in posh society with a pronunciation guide.
Suitable for parents who wish to teach their children and for those who would like to learn or relearn the facts themselves, this title includes: Latin and Greek; logic and philosophy; natural sciences; art and architecture; poetry and drama; and, history and classical literature.
If you've forgotten the capital city of Chile; the basics of osmosis; how to solve a quadratic equation; who wrote the famous poem about daffodils; and, the use of a conjunction or the number of continents in the world, this title provides the answers and helps you to brush up on your lost knowledge.
Offers examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Taking you on a tour of the English language through the minefield of rules and conditions that can catch you out, from dangling modifiers to split infinitives, this book highlights the common pitfalls that every English language user faces.