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The Faber book of writers on writers

Author: Sean French
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection includes Jonson on Shakespeare; Hazlitt on Coleridge; Philip Roth dashing the hopes of a dying Bernard Malamud;and V.S. Naipaul leaving Paul Theroux to pay the bill for tea. As W.H. Auden observed, writers have no small talk when they meet; as evidenced here, this frequently leads to fireworks. An anthology of rivalry, jealousy, hatred, bitterness and revenge, dotted with occasional moments of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Literary collections
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean French
ISBN: 057114649X 9780571146499 0571201296 9780571201297
OCLC Number: 41503224
Description: xxiii, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Henry James / G.K. Chesterton.
Other Titles: Book of writers on writers
Writers on writers
Responsibility: edited by Sean French.

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An anthology recording the meetings of great writers. Includes Philip Roth dashing the hopes of a dying Bernard Malamud; Virginia Woolf glimpsing D H Lawrence on an Italian railway platform; Ben  Read more...

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