Carole Angier

O Unlucky Man

Alexander The Corrector: The Tormented Genius Who Unwrote the Bible

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CRUDEN’S COMPLETE CONCORDANCE to the Old and New Testaments may no longer be the best-known book in our benighted age, but to anyone wanting to identify or even employ (it does happen) a biblical quotation, it is essential. It has never been out of print for 250 years. It is as important a tool to any researcher as the OED, which in its prodigious completeness it closely resembles.

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