Opening Pandora's Box: Phrases We Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories Behind Them por Ferdie Addis

Opening Pandora's Box: Phrases We Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories Behind Them por Ferdie Addis

Titulo del libro : Opening Pandora's Box: Phrases We Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories Behind Them
Fecha de lanzamiento : February 11, 2011
Autor : Ferdie Addis
Número de páginas : 192
Editor : Michael O' Mara Books

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Ferdie Addis con Opening Pandora's Box: Phrases We Borrowed from the Classics and the Stories Behind Them

It has been one of those days. You've worked like a Trojan, displaying titanic strength and stoic endurance in order to overcome the Herculean labours that have faced you in order to meet that deadline. We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. But an incomplete classical education need no longer be your Achilles heel. "Opening Pandora's Box" offers a light-hearted yet fascinating look at the stories behind the expressions.