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fin keegan

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  • Dubliner: The Story Of James Joyce

    by Fin Keegan ...
    series The Story Of Series
    The story of Ireland's most famous writer, James Joyce.James Joyce is one of Ireland’s most celebrated authors, but he spent much of his life in exile from his native country.In this short, informative biography, Fin Keegan explores the life and times of the great writer and explains why he left, why he wrote and where he came from.The perfect ebook for those seeking to understand the complex ... Read more

    $3.07 USD

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  • A Little History of Literature

    series Little Histories
    A much-loved author brings the world of literature alive for all agesThis 'little history' takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written on virtually every area of literature, and his infectious passion for books and ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • On Writing

    Notes from the world of books, 1995-2012

    by Robert McCrum ...
    Why do authors write? How do they go about it? What is good writing?In On Writing, Robert McCrum collects together his questions and reflections on the nature of writing from his Observer newspaper column. In them he explores the sometimes tricky relationship between writing and commerce, looks at the state of modern literature, and asks where great writing really comes from can it be taught, or ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • How to be Well Read

    A guide to 500 great novels and a handful of literary curiosities

    As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it’s a hard a job to keep up, let alone sort the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately, literary sleuth and academic John Sutherland is on hand to do precisely that. In the course of over 500 wittily informative pieces he gives us his own very personal take on the most rewarding, most remarkable and, on occasion, most shamelessly enjoyable ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • The Novel

    A Biography

    The 700-year history of the novel in English defies straightforward telling. Encompassing a range of genres, it is geographically and culturally boundless and influenced by great novelists working in other languages. Michael Schmidt, choosing as his travel companions not critics or theorists but other novelists, does full justice to its complexity. ... Read more

    $31.99 USD $28.79 USD

  • Muriel Spark

    The Biography

    The long-awaited biography of one of the great writers of the twentieth century - 'a wonderful blend of scholarly fact and juicy storytelling' (Mail on Sunday).Muriel Spark ended was one of the great writers of the twentieth century. Hers is a Cinderella story, the first thirty-nine years of which she presented in her autobiography, Curriculum Vitae (1992), politely blurring the intensity of her ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Appointment in Arezzo

    A Friendship with Muriel Spark

    by Alan Taylor ...
    A Scottish journalist offers rare insight into the life and mind of the renowned expat author in this “beguiling, fascinating memoir” (The Guardian, UK).In 1990, Alan Taylor traveled to Arezzo, Italy, to interview one of the greatest novelists of the 20th century. That interview evolved into a close friendship between Taylor and Muriel Spark that lasted until her death in 2006. In this intimate, ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • Ulysses by James Joyce (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    Unlock the more straightforward side of Ulysses with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Ulysses by James Joyce, which follows Leopold Bloom, a humanistic and grotesquely portrayed advertising agent who is desperately trying to win back the love of his unfaithful wife, in an enthralling contemporary rewrite of Homer’s Odyssey. The work is ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • New Ways to Kill Your Mother

    Writers and Their Families

    by Colm Toibin ...
    Novelist and critic Colm Tóibín provides “a fascinating exploration of writers and their families” (Entertainment Weekly) and “an excellent guide through the dark terrain of unconscious desires” (The Evening Standard) in this brilliant collection of essays that explore the relationships of writers to their families and their work.Colm Tóibín—celebrated both for his award-winning fiction and his ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • yes I said yes I will Yes.

    A Celebration of James Joyce, Ulysses, and 100 Years of Bloomsday

    series Vintage Original
    On the fictional morning of June 16, 1904—Bloomsday, as it has come to be known—Mr. Leopold Bloom set out from his home at 7 Eccles Street and began his day’s journey through Dublin life in the pages of James Joyce’s novel of the century, Ulysses*.* Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday, Yes I Said Yes I Will Yesoffers a priceless gathering of what’s been said about Ulysses since the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Joyce's Ulysses for Everyone

    Or How to Skip Reading It the First Time

    by John Mood ...
    Most scholarly writing about Joyces Ulysses has concentrated on its parallels with Homer''s Odyssey, Catholic theology, Dublins streets, Shakespearean references (especially Hamlet} , all of which, and much more, Joyce included in his novel but emphasizing the interpretation of these overlays to the story has led to the book appearing almost impenetrable to readers who might otherwise enjoy it ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • James Joyce

    Portrait of a DublinerA Graphic Biography

    A dazzling, prize-winning graphic biography of one of the world's most revered writers.Winner of Spain's National Comic Prize and published to acclaim in Ireland, here is an extraordinary graphic biography of James Joyce that offers a fresh take on his tumultuous life. With evocative anecdotes and hundreds of ink-wash drawings, Alfonso Zapico invites the reader to share Joyce's journey, from his ... Read more

    $18.89 USD