Bookworms Club Stories for Reading Circles

ISBN-10: 0194720012
ISBN-13: 9780194720014
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An unrivalled collection of literary gossip and intimate sidelights on the lives of the authorsThe dictionary defines an anecdote as 'a short account of an entertaining or interesting incident', and the anecdotes in this collection more than live up to that description. Many of them are funny, often explosively so. Others are touching, outrageous, sinister, inspiring, or downright weird. They show writers in the English-speaking world from Chaucer to the present acting both unpredictably, and deeply in character. The range is wide - this is a book which finds roomfor Milton and Margaret Atwood, George Eliot and P. G. Wodehouse, Chinua Achebe and Ian Fleming, Brendan Behan and Wittgenstein.…    

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Publisher: Oxford University Press Number of pages: 96 Dimensions: 4.91" wide x 7.02" long x 0.21" tall Weight: 0.198 lbs.