This is also recommended:

On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Will Godfrey <> wrote:
On Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:57 +0200
immanuel litzroth <> wrote:

> This seems to be a good introduction to c++ of manageable size:
> I think it's important to get a recent book since c++11 and 14 have
> improved the language a lot.
> Immanuel
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:49 PM, Kaspar Emanuel <>
> wrote:
> > If it was for C I would thoroughly recommend "Expert C Programming" by
> > Peter van der Linden. Lot's of tips and tricks and "so thats why..."
> > moments and an entertaining read at that (e.g. the interludes with
> > anecdotes about Bugs that crashed spacecrafts). Maybe it would still help
> > with the C parts of C++.
> >
> > If there was a book with a similar scope (and humour) for C++ I would very
> > much like to read it but it would probably need to be at least three times
> > the size.
> >

Thanks a lot for the suggestions everyone.

I thought it best to start with a quick skim through Harry's first suggestion.
(Oddly I'd never found that site with search engines). Well I pretty quickly
slowed down! There is a lot I'd missed out on by just pecking around here and
there :(

Once I've made my way through that, I'll decide what to select for further
bed-time reading.

Will J Godfrey
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