Larousse Dictionary of Literary Characters

Larousse Dictionary of Literary Characters

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In concise, colourful articles, this book is a guide to the wealth of characters created by the greatest writers of literature in English, from Chaucer to Chandler, Austen to Alice Walker. Included are characters from novels, plays and poems together with those from more modern genres such as thrillers, fantasy and science fiction, presented in summaries. As well as British and American fiction, this book gives comprehensive coverage of a range of Commonwealth literature. The book contains over 6000 entries, fully cross-referenced with a useful author/title index.
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  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • index
  • 0550150099
  • 9780550150097