1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

List price: US$34.95

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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.The featured works have been handpicked by a team of international critics and literary luminaries, including Derek Attridge (world expert on James Joyce), Cedric Watts (renowned authority on Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene), Laura Marcus (noted Virginia Woolf expert), and David Mariott (poet and expert on African-American literature), among some twenty others.Addictive, browsable, knowledgeable 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die will be 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."

show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 170.18 x 215.9 x 60.96mm | 2,063.83g
  • Universe Publishing(NY)
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
  • 0789313707
  • 9780789313706
  • 336,176

About Professor of English Peter Boxall

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.

show more