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The Pleasure Of Reading

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In this delightful collection, forty-three acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read, and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Margaret Atwood, J. G. Ballard, Melvyn Bragg, A. S. Byatt, Catherine Cookson, Carol Ann Duffy, Germaine Greer, Alan Hollinghurst, Doris Lessing, Candia McWilliam, Edna O'Brien, Ruth Rendell, Tom Stoppard, Sue Townsend, and Jeanette Winterson. The new edition will include essays from ten new writers.


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Hardback Editions

October 1992 : USA Hardback

Title: The Pleasure of Reading
Author(s): Antonia (editor) Fraser
ISBN: 0-394-22308-X / 978-0-394-22308-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
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September 1992 : UK Hardback

Title: The Pleasure of Reading
Author(s): Antonia Fraser
ISBN: 0-7475-0813-5 / 978-0-7475-0813-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : UK Paperback

Title: The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books that Inspired Them
Author(s): Lady Antonia Fraser
ISBN: 1-4088-5962-9 / 978-1-4088-5962-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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