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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die Edited by Peter Boxall
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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition

Edited by Peter Boxall

  • March 23, 2010
  • Hardcover
  • Literary Criticism & Collections - Books & Reading
  • Universe
  • 6-3/8 x 8-3/8
  • $36.95
  • $39.95
  • 978-0-7893-2039-1

About This Book

A newly revised and updated guide to the world’s best literature—all at your fingertips. For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word. Addictive, browsable, knowledgeable—1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a boon companion for anyone who loves good writing and an inspiration for anyone who is just beginning to discover a love of books. Each entry is accompanied by an authoritative yet opinionated critical essay describing the importance and influence of the work in question. Also included are publishing history and career details about the authors, as well as reproductions of period dust jackets and book designs.

About the Author

Dr. Peter Boxall is a lecturer in English Literature at the University of Sussex. He has published widely on twentieth- and twenty-first-century fiction and drama.

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