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  • Published: 1 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241406977
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1296
  • RRP: $75.00

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases


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The much-loved original thesaurus, now in a handsome clothbound hardback edition: a treat for writers, readers, editors, linguists, scholars, students, bookworms, eggheads, philologists, bibliophiles, litterateurs and wordsmiths the world over.

Roget's Thesaurus is the world's most famous and trusted word-finder. First published in 1852, it has now sold over 32 million copies worldwide and has become the indispensable desk companion for generations of speakers and writers of English. It is essential for anyone who wants to improve their command, creative use and enjoyment of English, and is perfect for composing speeches, or for writing all manner of prose and poetry.

It remains, definitively, a writer's best friend.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241406977
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1296
  • RRP: $75.00