’Every age hath its book’ – The Koran. ‘It’s better to be quotable than honest’ – Tom Stoppard. Continuously in print since 1961, the Gem Dictionary of Quotations is now established as the best value-for-money mini-dictionary of quotations available.
Fully revised and updated, this 1997 edition has been organised on a thematic basis for ease of reference.
• Includes over 4000 quotations on themes ranging from Acting and Adultery to Cookery and Poetry, with special sections on Last Words and Epitaphs
• Includes all the classic quotes, from Julius Caesar and Tennyson to Max Beerbohm and Oscar Wilde
• Modern quotations range from Ruby Wax and Nelson Mandela to Ken Dodd and Patrick O’Brian
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A completely new edition of the classic Gem Dictionary of Quotations.
Now includes around 4000 quotations arranged by theme for quick and easy reference, from Adultery and Politics to Animals and Insults.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4720024