Related Books

This Is Not a Novel
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Jennifer Johnston
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Johnny, an outstanding young swimmer, went missing nearly thirty years ago: drowned, or so everyone except his sister Imogen believes. How could this have happened? Encouraged, pushed even, from a child by his father, Johnny could have made the Olympic team, couldn't he? As Imogen gradually pieces together bits of
This Is Not a Novel
Language: en
Pages: 217
Authors: Jennifer Johnston
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-24 - Publisher: Open Road Media

Grappling with the loss of her brother three decades prior, a woman digs into her family’s past and uncovers generations of betrayal, half-truths, and secrecy Imogen’s brother, Johnny, disappeared thirty years ago, ostensibly the victim of a drowning accident—a story to which everyone but Imogen subscribes. Johnny was too good
The Novel: An Alternative History, 1600-1800
Language: en
Pages: 1024
Authors: Steven Moore
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Winner of the Christian Gauss Award for excellence in literary scholarship from the Phi Beta Kappa Society Having excavated the world's earliest novels in his previous book, literary historian Steven Moore explores in this sequel the remarkable flowering of the novel between the years 1600 and 1800-from Don Quixote to
This is Not a Tragedy
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Françoise Palleau-Papin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press

This Is Not a Tragedy examines David Markson’s entire body of work, ranging from his early tongue-in-cheek Western and crime novels to contemporary classics such as Wittgenstein’s Mistress and Reader’s Block. Having begun in parody, Markson’s writing soon began to fragment, its pieces adding up to a peculiar sort of
Journal of a Novel
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: John Steinbeck
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-12-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Each working day from January 29 to November 1, 1951, John Steinbeck warmed up to the work of writing East of Eden with a letter to the late Pascal Covici, his friend and editor at The Viking Press. It was his way, he said, of "getting my mental arm in