From the creators of the acclaimed 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die comes this enthralling, in-depth guide to 501 outstanding novelists, poets, playwrights, philosophers and essayists from around the world and throughout the centuries. 501 Great Writers provides an informal illustrated history of the written word, as seen through its leading practitioners, and a critical assessment of their standing in the canon of world literature. Every entry features an informed biography and assessment of the writer's literary innovations and cultural impact, together with an insightful image of the author. Supplemented by a listing of recommended books by the author, fascinating quotes, and intriguing asides, every entry is an entertaining, informative and absorbing read.
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Book Description ABC Books, Australia, 2008. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 640 pages. The book is a little worn. Size: Size E: 8"-9" Tall (203-228mm). Bookseller Inventory # 149302