13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

By: Jane Smiley


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13 Ways of Looking at the Novel

By: Jane Smiley

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Format - Paperback

Condition - Good

Listed - 3 months ago

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Publication Date - Sep 2006

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ISBN: 9781400033188

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres comes an essential guide for writers and readers alike: an exhilarating tour through one hundred novels that "inspires wicked delight." --Los Angeles Times Book Review From classics such as the thousand-year-old Tale of Genji to fiction by Zadie Smith and Alice Munro, Jane Smiley explores the power of the form, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just how it works its magic. She invites us behind the scenes of novel-writing, sharing her own habits and spilling the secrets of her craft, and offering priceless advice to aspiring authors. Every page infects us anew with the passion for reading that is the governing spirit of this gift to book lovers everywhere.

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