Suitable for complete beginners, this textbook teaches the script, grammar and vocabulary of Classical Sanskrit and is designed to allow students to both read and write the language. Detailed explanations of syntax and usage are provided, and the practice sentences are taken mostly from actual prose texts. Keys to the exercises are included. Revised edition of Teach Yourself Sanskrit.
Queen Elizabeth II
From bridesmaid to great-grandmother, this selection of photographs from the Press Association archives presents scenes from the life of possibly the most photographed woman in the world: Queen Elizabeth II. The photographs span a period of 80 years, from 1931 to 2011, and are mostly informal, whether Her Majesty is trooping the colour or the corgis. 20 snap out postcards.
Dent's Modern Tribes
The Secret Languages of Britain
Hobbies and professions all have their unique and colourful jargon, which is often completely baffling to outsiders. But now Countdown’s resident word expert has decoded these mysterious idioms by interviewing hundreds of members of Britain’s ‘tribes’, from twitchers to spies. Here she presents the idiosyncratic vocabulary that she has learned, so that you too can discover why bin collectors love a ‘Tiffany’, what a publisher means by ‘deckle’ and how ticket inspectors discreetly request back-up.
The Insiders Guide to Publishing
This Teach Yourself boxed set for aspiring authors includes a substantial creative-writing course with its accompanying audio CD, a comprehensive guide to how the publishing industry works, a hardback notebook and a six-month subscription to Writing Magazine. There is advice for novelists as well as writers for stage and screen, with information, tips and tools covering each step of the creative journey from developing characters and designing plots to making e-books, self-publishing and submitting to agents.