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    1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (Hardback) Edited by Dr Peter Boxall, Preface by Peter Ackroyd


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    DescriptionFor 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.

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    1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Dr Peter Boxall, Preface by Peter Ackroyd
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 61 mm
    Weight: 2,064 g
    ISBN 13: 9780789313706
    ISBN 10: 0789313707

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: LIT007000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Approval Code: A28400000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 011.73
    DC22: 011.73
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    LC classification: Z1035.A1 A252 2006
    Illustrations note
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Imprint name
    Universe Publishing(NY)
    Publication date
    07 March 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    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.