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The Rough Guide to Classic Novels

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Get the lowdown on the best fiction ever written. Over 230 of the world's greatest novels are covered, from Quixote (1614) to Orhan Pamuk's Snow (2002), with fascinating information about their plots and their authors - and suggestions for what to read next. The guide comes complete with recommendations of the best editions and translations for every genre from the most enticing crime and punishment to love, sex, heroes and anti-heroes, not to mention all the classics of comedy and satire, horror and mystery and many other literary genres. With feature boxes on experimental novels, female novelists, short reviews of interesting film and TV adaptations, and information on how the novel began, this guide will point you to all the classic literature you'll ever need.

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May 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: The Rough Guide to Classic Novels (Rough Guides Reference Titles)
Author(s): Simon Mason
ISBN: 1-84353-516-5 / 978-1-84353-516-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rough Guides
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