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Why not Catch-21? : the stories behind the titles

Author: Gary Dexter
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why Not Catch 21? is an expansion on Gary Dexter's long-running Sunday Telegraph column. Each of its fifty chapters focuses on the origins of one of the great titles of world literature, presenting a bite-sized piece of literary history, with fascinating details of the work's genesis and composition. The emphasis is on titles that are literally inexplicable without this background knowledge.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Dexter
ISBN: 9780711227965 0711227969 9780711229259 0711229252
OCLC Number: 153556406
Description: 238 pages ; 20 cm
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These are fascinating, pithy chunks of literary history. Good Book Guide A splendid and enjoyable piece of work. This Christmas... if no one buys this book for you, buy it for yourself. No literary Read more...

 
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