Brewer’s winning blend of language and general knowledge has been seducing new readers for over a century-and-a-quarter. One million words of text and 18,500 entries – 1000 of them brand new – make the Sixteenth Edition of Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable the largest ever. An addictive and engrossing read as well an essential source of information, Brewer’s is a must for every bookshelf.
“A classic reference work” (Times Educational Supplement)
“Every page contains some gem” (Daily Telegraph)
“…a best selling barometer of popular culture since Victorian times” (The Sunday Times)