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The uncommon reader

Author: George Steiner; William Troy
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [197-?]
Series: Bennington chapbooks in literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Uncommon Reader is none other than HM the Queen who drifts accidentally into reading when her corgis stray into a mobile library parked at Buckingham Palace. She reads widely and intelligently.  Read more...

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Named Person: Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Steiner; William Troy
ISBN: 9781846680496 1846680492
OCLC Number: 15292827
Notes: "Published in memory of William Troy."
"Originally delivered at Bennington College as lecture one in the Ben Belitt lectureship series, October third, 1978."
Awards: Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2008.
Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2008.
Description: 22 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Bennington chapbooks in literature.
Responsibility: by George Steiner.

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"Alan Bennett, with his combination of pitiless observation and gentle understatement, is perhaps the best-loved of English writers alive today." Sunday Telegraph"

 
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