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Nyt Bestsellers Fiction

  • This essential guide, now available in a fully updated new edition,†is the only available study of all¬†bestselling books, authors and genres since¬†the start¬†of the last century, giving an unique insight into¬†a hundred years of publishing and reading¬†and taking us on a journey into the heart of the British imagination.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2008
  • What fiction have British people been reading in the last hundred years? Who are the most popular authors, the most popular books and the most important genres? Such straightforward questions raise intriguing literary, cultural, social and intellectual responses which often require much detective work in the annals of lost literature. This essential...

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2002
  • Clearly and compactly explains the fundamentals of good fiction-writing, with examples from wide variety of known writers.

    Publisher : Allen & Unwin
    published : 2001
  • Catch 22, Cather in the Rye, To Kill a Mocking Bird and Native Son - this guide deals with the themes, genre and narrative techniques of these four classic American novels, with an emphasis on providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Amongst many other features you'll find inpsirational reading...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2012
  • In this trenchant and lively study Brian McHale undertakes to construct a version of postmodernist fiction which encompasses forms as wide-ranging as North American metafiction, Latin American magic realism, the French New New Novel, concrete prose and science fiction. Considering a variety of theoretical approaches including those of Ingarden, Eco,...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2003
  • What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In contrast to many other studies, Narrative Fiction...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2003
  • In this important book, Ken Gelder offers a lively, progressive and comprehensive account of popular fiction as a distinctive literary field. Drawing on a wide range of popular novelists, from Sir Walter Scott and Marie Corelli to Ian Fleming, J. K. Rowling and Stephen King, his book describes for the first time how this field works and what its unique...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2004
  • Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked and updated, this volume includes: a concise history...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2006
  • Including a foreword by a woman who once dated him, the perverse, violent stories, poetry, and fantastic scribblings of a man convicted in 1972 of murdering two women chart the killer's extreme pathology.

    Publisher : Feral House
    published : 2011
  • From the USA Today bestselling author of While We Were Watching Downton Abbey ... ¬† Once upon a time four aspiring authors met at their very first writers' conference. Ten years later they're still friends, survivors of the ultra-competitive New York publishing world. Mallory St. James is a workaholic whose bestsellers support a lavish lifestyle....

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2009