ISBN 9781846559037,The World Around the Book

The World Around the Book

Author:

Tim Parks

Publisher:

Random House

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Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781846559037

ISBN-10 1846559030
Binding

Hardback

Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Essays

Should you finish every book you start?

How has your family influenced the way you read?

What is literary style?

How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup?

Why do you hate the book your friend likes?

Is writing really just like any other job?

What happens to your brain when you read a good book?

As a novelist, translator and critic, Tim Parks is well-placed to investigate any questions we have about books and reading. In this collection of lively and provocative pieces he talks about what readers want from books and how to look at the literature we encounter in a new light.
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