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Dictionary of real people and places in fiction

Author: M C Rintoul
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A dictionary of real people, animals, houses, towns, roads, clubs, societies, newspapers, magazines, shipe, etc., upon which fictional entities are thought to have been based."--User's guide, p. vii.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Rintoul
ISBN: 0415059992 9780415059992
OCLC Number: 27212714
Description: x, 1184 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A selection of the Authors covered: Jane Austen, Saul Bellow, Samuel Beckett, Charlotte Broente, Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Ford Madox Ford, Elizabeth Gaskell, Graham Greene, Radclyffe Hall, H.D., Ernest Hemmingway, Henry James, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, D.H. Lawrence, John Le Carre, George Orwell, Vita Sackville-West, Siegfried Sassoon, Sir Walter Scott, Tobias Smollett, Gertrude Stein, William Thackeray, Evelyn Waugh, Oscar Wilde
Responsibility: M.C. Rintoul.
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Provides an insight into the influences upon over 300 authors by revealing the real identity of "fictional" people and places in English-language novels published in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Read more...

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