Elements of Style
|Author:||William I. Strunk + Maira Kalman illustrations|
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, now in its fourth edition, will forever be the go-to guide when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active voice. Kalman's exquisite illustrations give the revered work a jolt of new energy, making the learning experience more colourful and clear. The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition.
aSo friendly, so classic, so delightful . . . Kalman has taken athe little booka and made it even more elegant and uplifting.a
a"Los Angeles Times"
aWhile The Elements of Style has never lacked fans or dutiful adherents, appreciation for this slim volume has taken a turn toward the whimsical and even surreal.a
a"The New York Times"
aThe pictures are playful and subtle, which suits the spirit of this beloved bestseller.a