The Dictionary of Lost Words

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In 1901, the word bondmaid was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the Scriptorium, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of lexicographers are gathering wor

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Author Pip Williams

Pages 384

Publisher Affirm Press

Published Date 2020-03-31

ISBN 1922400025 9781922400024


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d_m shared a tip "Such a wonderfully written story weaving in so many sub text making a very interesting read"

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