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HOW TO READ A NOVEL: A USER'S GUIDE

By: Sutherland, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000037657

ISBN: 0312359896

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. "Do we still know how to read a novel?" John Sutherland, Chairman of the 20 05 Booker Prize Committee, asks. His answer is an unequivocal, "No." But Su therland has not given up hope. With acerbic wit and intellect, he traces t he history of what it used to mean to be well-read and tells readers what i t still means today while reminding readers how the delicate charms of fict ion can be at once wonderful and inspired and infuriating. On one level thi s is a book abou... View more info