This 18th edition of the much-loved Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is as eclectic, witty and colourful as its predecessors.
What is the linguistic history of the word ‘history’? Where did the story of Snow White originate? Find the answers to all your literary questions with the Folio Society’s collection of literature reference books. With a superb selection of dictionaries and guides to etymology and the history of stories and myth, these works are perfect gifts for anyone with a love for literature. See below for the full list of Folio Literature Reference books.
A fascinating, beautifully illustrated, exploration how human beings have sought to explain the universe through myth and stories.