The Elements of Style Author:William Strunk, Jr. & E.B. White The only style manual ever to appear on bestseller lists has explained to millions of readers the basic principles of plain English. The book?s mantra?make every word tell?is still on point. Whether seventeen or seventy, this much-loved classic, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a ... more »reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice.
A masterpiece in the art of clear and concise writing, and an exemplar of the principles it explains. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The work remains a nonpareil: direct, correct, and delightful. -- The New Yorker« less