• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English. Incorporating also Strunk's Guide to Style. (Hardback)
  • Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English. Incorporating also Strunk's Guide to Style. (Hardback)
zoom

Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English. Incorporating also Strunk's Guide to Style. (Hardback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£7.99
Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 18/04/2013
  • In stock online

Usually despatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
'Grammar is the science of using words rightly, leading to thinking rightly, leading to deciding rightly, without which - as both common sense and experience show - happiness is impossible. Therefore: happiness depends at least partly on good grammar.' So writes Mr Gwynne in his small, but perfectly formed new book. Mr Gwynne believes passionately that we must regain our knowledge of the lost science of grammar before it is too late. Formerly a successful businessman, Mr Gwynne has for many years been teaching and tutoring just about every sort of subject to just about every sort of pupil in just about every sort of circumstance. His teaching methods are very much the traditional, common-sense ones, refined over the centuries, that were almost everywhere until they were abolished in the 1960s. Being disappointed in the standards of grammar he encountered in his pupils, Mr Gwynne, over time, wrote this wonderful, succinct and yet comprehensive little book - because nothing quite as suitable already existed. This edition also includes Strunk's classic guide to style, explaining how to write well and the main pitfalls to avoid. Beautifully designed, easy to understand and a joy to read, Gwynne's Grammar may be the best little book you will ever have in your life.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091951450
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 225 g
Dimensions: 184 x 119 x 23 mm

You may also be interested in...

Eats, Shoots and Leaves
Added to basket
Troublesome Words
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?)
Added to basket
The King's English
Added to basket
The Queen's English
Added to basket
Get Rid of Your Accent for Business: Pt. 3
Added to basket
Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation
Added to basket
How to Sound Clever
Added to basket
Everyday Grammar
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
Added to basket
For Who the Bell Tolls
Added to basket
Grammar for Grown-ups
Added to basket
I Used to Know That
Added to basket
The Penguin Guide to Punctuation
Added to basket

Reviews

View all

“Perfectly practical”

I've quite enjoyed prying open the pages of this little grammatical lexicon on my morning commutes. OK, yes, my job does involve quite a bit of writing and I should know this stuff, but I'd bet a pretty... More

Hardback edition
29th May 2013
Helpful? Upvote 26

“Dazed and confused”

This book might just have been relevant if it had been published in 1750 (though I doubt Dr. Johnson would have cared for its prescriptive tone). For a full review, see here:... More

Hardback edition
28th May 2013
Helpful? Upvote 16

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.