The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively.
From silent, double and capital letters to foreign words, proper names and common errors, this easy-to-use book offers expert advice for correct spelling in all your written work. It takes you through the basic rules, traps and snares, and provides invaluable guidance with its seven key ways to improve your spelling. Ideal for both quick browsing and in-depth use, this is the essential route to accurate, confident spelling.
George Davidson is a highly experienced editor and lexicographer, and a former senior editor at Chambers Harrap. He edited the 150th anniversary edition of Roget's Thesaurus and is currently writing a Pocket edition. He lives in Edinburgh.