This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords, and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems.
Martin Manser is a Language Trainer and Consultant and has edited and authored many guides on language for a range of publishers including Penguin, Chambers, Collins and OUP.
English, with its often fiendish spelling, numerous homophones and homogaphs, and regional variation, can have even the most experienced writer (whether native or not) insecure. Thankfully, volumes such as The Good Word Guide are there to offer guidance...the layout of this book is very clear, making consultation very easy. The beauty of this reference work is certainly its ease of use and the fact that, while being comprehensive, it remains compact...for those needing a good, authoritative, handy reference work on how to write, The Good Word Guide will certainly be helpful. * Reference Reviews *