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Stendhal (letter to Balzac, October 30 1840)




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Introduction
Neither pedantic nor wild …
Michael McNay: The Guardian has always been a newspaper for writers, and so a newspaper for readers. All the other skills, copy editing, design, typography, illustration, photography, are there to enhance the writing and to make it more accessible, to make the paper a more desirable journal to read - though illustration and photography each has its separate justification as well.

The Guardian style guide
is edited by David Marsh and Nikki Marshall

Last updated: August 2000

Email: style.guide@guardian.co.uk

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