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The Language of London

Publication Date: 08/12/2014

Price: £5.99

ISBN: 9781782433828


About the Book

About the Author

Daniel Smith is a non-fiction author and editor who has written across a range of subjects, including politics, economics and social history. He is the author of The Little Book of Big Ideas: 150 Concepts and Breakthroughs that Transformed History and the 'How to Think Like …' series for Michael O'Mara Books, which has been published in 20 languages and sold over 450,000 copies worldwide. He is also a long-time contributor to The Statesman's Yearbook, the geo-political guide to the world that celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2013. He lives in London with his wife and two children.


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  • explores the history and meanings of phrases both famous and obscure.', The Times
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  • 'An enjoyable read.', Best of British