1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1001)

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (1001)

By: Peter Boxall (author), Cassell Illustrated (author)Paperback

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Completely revised and updated to include the most up-to-date selections, this is a bold and bright reference book to the novels and the writers that have excited the world's imagination. This authoritative selection of novels, reviewed by an international team of writers, critics, academics, and journalists, provides a new take on world classics and a reliable guide to what's hot in contemporary fiction. Featuring more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels and authors, and completely revised for 2012, this is the ideal book for everybody who loves reading.

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About Author

Peter Boxall is a senior lecturer in English Literature at the University of Sussex. He has published widely on drama and twentieth-century fiction and contributes regularly to journals such as The Yearbook of English Studies. He has recently published a Reader's Guide to Samuel Beckett's drama and current projects include co-editing The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, Don DeLillo: The Possibility of Fiction and a monograph on contemporary fiction, Since Beckett.


A selection of the greatest contemporary and classic books you should read including: Aesop's Fables, Little Women, The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Bleak House, Crime and Punishment, Arcadia, Foucault's Pendulum, On the Road, The Cider House Rules, The Good Soldier, The Water-Babies, Brighton Rock, A Room with a View, American Psycho, A Clockwork Orange, Kidnapped, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Invisible Sons, The Passion, Sexing the Cherry, La Bete Humaine, Cloud Altas and many many more

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781844037407
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 960
  • ID: 9781844037407
  • weight: 1918
  • ISBN10: 1844037401

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