Albeson and the Germans by Jan Needle

13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley

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Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novelÐand takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of themÐin this seductive and immensely rewarding literary tribute.In her inimitable styleÐexuberant, candid, opinionatedÐSmiley explores the power of the novel, looking at its history and variety, its cultural impact, and just how it works its magic. She invites us behind the scenes of novel-writing, sharing her own habits and spilling the secrets of her craft. And she offers priceless advice to aspiring authors. As she works her way through one hundred novelsÐfrom classics such as the thousand-year-old Tale of Genji to recent fiction by Zadie Smith and Alice MunroÐshe infects us anew with the passion for reading that is the governing spirit of this gift to book lovers everywhere. This 2006 Anchor Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9781400033188 SKU: 1193779 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.