Author Lynne Truss: My six best books

Author Lynne Truss: My six best books
 

GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens Penguin, £5.99 I read Dickens with great excitement at university. I love the richness and use of imagery. You feel this is a very personal book for him, dealing with social mobility which is an issue for me too. I’ve always identified with the awkwardness Pip feels. 
USAGE AND ABUSAGE by Eric Partridge Penguin, £14.99 A learned, funny style guide. I’ve had a copy since about 1970 and I find it really entertaining. When I was about 14 there was a series on the radio called Many A Slip which I enjoyed. I probably bought this then. 
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