Whether you're aiming for literary immortality or just an unforgettable one-liner, The Elements of Eloquenceproves that you don't need to have anything to say - you simply need to say it well. Mark Forsyth wears his considerable knowledge lightly. He also writes beautifully.' - David Marsh, Guardian..In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style. From classic poetry to pop lyrics and from the King James Bible to advertising slogans, Mark Forsyth explains the secrets that make a phrase - such as 'Tiger, Tiger, burning bright', or 'To be or not to be' - memorable...In his inimitably entertaining and witty style he takes apart famous lines and shows how you too can write like Shakespeare or Oscar Wilde.

ISBN: 9781785781728
Author: Forsyth, Mark
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Dimension: 198mm X 129mm