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Classics : 62 great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children / Jane Gleeson-White
Bib ID 3994986
Format BookBook
Author
Gleeson-White, Jane, 1961-
 
Description North Sydney, N.S.W. : Random House Australia, 2007 
403 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 9781741664737
Summary

Mark Twain defined a literary classic as 'something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read'. But what was true in the nineteenth century doesn't hold today. Mr Darcy is hotter than he ever was, and Brad Pitt fought to fill Achilles' sandals. Teachers and reading groups hunger for recommendations from 'the canon', which is no longer taught. This accessible, impassioned and inspiring guide to the great books of the past will be eagerly embraced and discussed by passionate and grateful readers.

Notes

N copy signed and inscribed by the author, 3 August 2013.

Bibliography: p. 395-402.

Subjects Best books.  |  Books and reading.  |  Literature -- Stories, plots, etc.
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Classics : sixty two great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children

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