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The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Documenting over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, this book encompasses celebrated masterpieces from the most renowned authors to have ever lived. It also offers a deeper look into the famed fiction of... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241015469
Barcode 9780241015469
Published 29 February 2016 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241015469
ISBN-10 0241015464
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 29 February 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Literary Studies: General
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 1,152g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 809
Catalogue Code 619421

Description of this Book

From Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to Shelley's Frankenstein, The Literature Book is the ultimate collection of the greatest literature ever written. Documenting over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African fiction, The Literature Book encompasses celebrated masterpieces from the most renowned authors to have ever lived. Stunning images and inspirational quotes jump out from the pages, as detailed plot summaries and helpful context bring the timeless works of literature to life. The book also offers a deeper look into the famed fiction of Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and more, as in-depth literary criticism and interesting authorial biographies give each work of literature a new meaning. In The Literature Book, the world's most iconic literature and greatest writers come together for a fascinating journey through time that is a must-have for any literature student or fan of fiction.

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UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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