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Writers as Readers

Author: Various
Retail Price: $35.00
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ISBN: 9780349008622
Format: Hardback
Published: January 2018
Published By: Hachette Australia
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A celebration of the Virago Modern ClassicsA celebration of the Virago Modern Classics
2018 will be the fortieth anniversary of Virago Modern Classics. Ahead of this anniversary, at the end of 2017, Virago is publishing an anthology entitled Writers as Readers, collecting forty of the wonderful introductions to Virago Modern Classics editions from the past four decades. The book will be published as a gift hardback, in the same stunning design style as the Virago Designer Classics collection.

Essays in the collection include: Hilary Mantel on Elizabeth Taylor, Kate Saunders on Barbara Pym, Alexander McCall Smith on Angela Thirkell, Jane Gardam on Barbara Comyns, Sarah Dunant on Daphne du Maurier, Angela Carter on Charlotte Bronte, Paula McLain on Mary McCarthy, Linda Grant on Beryl Bainbridge, Penelope Lively on Edith Wharton, Rachel Cooke on Stevie Smith, Mark Bostridge on Vera Brittain, Jonathan Coe on Rosamond Lehmann, Maggie O'Farrell on Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Jilly Cooper on E. M. Delafield, Julie Burchill on Jacqueline Susann, Carmen Callil on Angela Carter, Sophie Dahl on Stella Gibbons, Diana Souhami on Radclyffe Hall, Amanda Craig on Rebecca West and Marina Lewycka on Monica Dickens, as well as many other Virago Modern Classics treasures.
ISBN: 9780349008622
Number of Pages: 256
Format: Hardback
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Published Date: 30-Jan-2018
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Publisher: Hachette Australia