The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase [Audiobook]

The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase [Audiobook]
The Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase [Audiobook] by Mark Forsyth, read by Simon Shepherd
2014 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 5 hrs 42 mins | 150.71MB

In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style, from the best-selling author of The Etymologicon and The Horologicon. From classic poetry to pop lyrics and from the King James Bible to advertising slogans, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase - such as 'Tiger, Tiger, burning bright', or 'To be or not to be' - memorable.

In his inimitably entertaining and witty style he takes apart famous lines and shows how you, too, can write like Shakespeare or Oscar Wilde. Whether you're aiming for literary immortality or just an unforgettable one-liner, The Elements of Eloquence proves that you don't need to have anything to say - you simply need to say it well.