For the Love of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word (Hardback) Graham Tarrant (author)
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!
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
Number of pages: 240
Dimensions: 204 x 135 mm