Quotations

Quotations

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About the Book
’Every age hath its book’ – The Koran. ‘It’s better to be quotable than honest’ – Tom Stoppard. Continuously in print since 1961, the Collins Gem Dictionary of Quotations is now more than ever the best value-for-money mini-dictionary of quotations available.The Gem is designed to make it easy to find appropriate questions. The book is organised around a host of themes, from Acting and Adultery to Cooking and Poetry. Select a relevant theme and pick an appropriate quotations.• 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 Ringo Starr and Nelson Mandela to Ken Dodd and Patrick O’Brian, and Germaine Greer on Posh n’ Becks- ‘Beckham is an archangel, and Victoria is a figure of darkness attached to him’ (Germaine Greer)- ‘From every progressive point of view, September 11 has been a disaster’ (Tariq Ali)- ‘a case of mistaken non-entity’ (Kathy Lette on being mistaken for Ruby Wax)
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007183920
Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 0005-
Language: English
Series Title: English
Weight: 181 gr
ISBN-10: 0007183925
Publisher Date: 01 Mar 2005
Depth: 26
Height: 116 mm
No of Pages: 442
Spine Width: 24 mm
Width: 78 mm
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