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The Adventure of English. Read by Melvyn Bragg by Melvyn Bragg
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Jun 21, 10

bookshelves: audiblecom, audiobook, history
Read in June, 2010

12 hrs and 12 mins
Narrated by Robert Powell

This is the remarkable story of the English language; from its beginnings as a minor guttural Germanic dialect to its position today as a truly established global language. The Adventure of English is not only an enthralling story of power, religion, and trade, but also the story of people, and how their lives continue to change the extraordinary language that is English.

©2003 Melvyn Bragg; (P)2004 BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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