Synopses & Reviews
This exciting new series provides readers with an introduction to some of the best works in contemporary literature. Each is a guide to the works of the subject author, his or her themes, genre and narrative technique.
Each guide features an exclusive interview with the author giving valuable insights into their writing. The guide also offers an introduction to their themes and methods as well as questions for essays and discussion, contextual materials, suggested texts for complementary and comparative reading, a picture essay, extracts from reviews, a biography, bibliography, reading list of literary criticism and a glossary of literary terms.
Included are detailed reading plans for Birdsong, Charlotte Gray and On Green Dolphin Street.
One of a series introducing some of the most exciting works in contemporary fiction. This volume deals with the themes, genre and narrative techniques employed by Sebastian Faulks in "Birdsong", "Charlotte Gray" and "On Green Dolphin Street", and also features an interview with the author.
In "Vintage Living Texts", teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Sebastian Faulks. It is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Sebastian Faulks, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide will deal with Faulk's themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.
About the Author
Margaret Reynolds and Jonathan Noakes have between them more than thirty years teaching experience. Their
association with Vintage and with the authors guarantees a series that is lively, informative and fun.