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1001 books you must read before you die

Author: Peter Boxall
Publisher: New York : Universe, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word. The featured works have been handpicked by a team of international critics and literary luminaries, including Derek Attridge (world expert on James Joyce,) Cedric Watts (renowned authority on Joseph Conrad and Graham greene(, Laura Marcus (noted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Boxall
ISBN: 0789313707 9780789313706
OCLC Number: 64385200
Notes: "A Quintet book."
Includes indexes.
Description: 960 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Pre-1700 20 --
1700s 38 --
1800s 80 --
1900s 230 --
2000s 884.
Other Titles: One thousand and one books you must read before you die
Thousand and one books you must read before you die
Responsibility: general editor, Peter Boxall ; preface by Peter Ackroyd ; [written by over one hundred international critics].
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A trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word. The featured works have been handpicked by a team of international critics and literary luminaries, including Derek Attridge (world expert on James Joyce,) Cedric Watts (renowned authority on Joseph Conrad and Graham greene(, Laura Marcus (noted Virginai Woolf expert), and David Mariott (poet and expert on African-American literature), among some twenty others.

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