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Lost for Words

The Mangling and Manipulating of the English Language

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton Ltd in London, England .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24983545M
ISBN 100-340_83658-X


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Loveday Cardew—an anti-social, tattooed year-old—works at Lost for Words, a secondhand bookstore in : Lost for Words book Butland. We all find ourselves lost for words when someone dies. And that’s why we have asked children who have been there – who are perhaps still there – to give us the words we need.

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Recommended: I’m definitely recommending The Lost For Words Bookshop for bibliophiles and used bookstore patrons, for fans of characters who fight bravely to live their best life, for readers who adore books about books, and for book clubs.

This was published a year ago and I don’t see it promoted frequently, so I am eager to provide a. It is interesting to see that raging intelligence take on a different kind of entitlement in St. Aubyn’s new novel, “Lost for Words,” which satirizes the Man Booker literary prize. Get this from a library.

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The patient humour filled with love for all around him shall remain with me always. His mothers turn of phrase always hitting the mark!/5().

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