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For the Love of Books - A Celebration of the Written Word - cover

For the Love of Books - A Celebration of the Written Word

Graham Tarrant

Publisher: Summersdale

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Summary

Do you know…
 
• Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning?
 
• Why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was banned in China?
 
• Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
 
Banned books, feuding authors, literary felons, rejected masterpieces – it’s all in these pages, along with tips for aspiring writers and lists of the most iconic works. A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes and extraordinary characters, this is every book-lover’s dream: a book about books and the people who write them. Read on!

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