Wretched Writing: A Compendium of Crimes Against the English Language
by Ross Petras Author and Kathryn Petras Author
In dictionary format, beginning with "adjectives, excessive use of" and carrying us all the way through to "zoological sexual encounters, politician-writers and" this entertaining book is full of real-life quotes from actual books (and book reviews!) demonstrating the worst of the worst literary gaffes. Drawing from over 150 years of books of all genres, from bestsellers to romance to classics, this is an extremely fun book. Open to a random page, guffaw, repeat.
(This book may contain a small, black sharpie mark on the bottom edge, so that it can't be returned to a different wholesaler.)
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