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The Rough Guide to Classic Novels (Rough Guide Reference)

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Get the lowdown on the best fiction ever written. Over 230 of the worldandrsquo;s greatest novels are covered, from Quixote (1614) to Orhan Pamukandrsquo;s Snow (2002), with fascinating information about their plots and their authors andndash; and suggestions for what to read next. The guide comes complete with recommendations of the best editions and translations for every genre from the most enticing crime and punishment to love, sex, heroes and anti-heroes, not to mention all the classics of comedy and satire, horror and mystery and many other literary genres. With feature boxes on experimental novels, female novelists, short reviews of interesting film and TV adaptations, and information on how the novel began, this guide will point you to all the classic literature youandrsquo;ll ever need.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843535164
Publisher:
Rough Guides Limited
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Author:
Mason, Simon
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Rough Guide Reference
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
370
Dimensions:
6.48x4.58x.72 in. .58 lbs.

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