Het boek van vergeten woorden

Pip Williams (author), Marjet Schumacher (translator)
In 1901 werd ontdekt dat het woord bondsmaid, dienstmaagd, ontbrak in de Oxford English Dictionary. Dit is het verhaal van het meisje dat het stal. Esme brengt haar jeugd door in het Scriptorium, een tuinhuis in Oxford waar haar vader en een team lexicografen woorden verzamelen voor de allereerste Oxford English Dictionary. Esme zit onder de sorteertafel als ze een strookje met daarop het woord bo
Het boek van vergeten woorden
Pip Williams
Marjet Schumacher
Original language
Original title
The dictionary of lost words
Amsterdam: The House of Books, © 2020
460 p.
9789044359770 (paperback)

About Pip Williams

Philip Malcolm "Pip" Williams (born 7 October 1947, Hillingdon, Middlesex) is a record producer, arranger and guitarist, best known for producing albums for Status Quo and The Moody Blues and acting as well as supervising the orchestra parts and orchestra arrangements for Nightwish.


Williams became inspired to play the guitar after listening to records by The Shadows and Buddy Holly. He started his musical career as guitarist for The Fantastics and Jimmy James and the Vagabonds. Progressing from performer to session musician in the early 1970s under the patronage of Sweet producer Phil Wainman, he became one of the most in-demand session guitarists of the era, playing on early hit records for Sweet including "Funny Funny", "Co-Co", "Poppa Joe" and "Little Willy", and on The Walker Brothers' hit "No Regrets".

He moved into production in the late 1970s; his work for Graham Bonnet attracted the attention of Status Quo, wh…Read more on Wikipedia