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Literary Wonderlands

A Journey Through 100 of the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Literary Wonderlands( )
General Editor: Miller, Laura
Contribution by: Grossman, Lev
Sutherland, John
Shippey, Tom
Series title:Literary Worlds Ser.
ISBN:978-0-316-54773-4
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A glorious collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms. Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's The Time Machine to Murakami's 1Q84 it explores the timeless and...
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(General Editor)
Lev Grossman was born on June 26, 1969. He received a degree in literature from Harvard University in 1991. He spent three years in the Ph.D. program in comparative literature at Yale University, but left before completing his dissertation. In 2002, he became a book reviewer and one of the lead technology writers for Time magazine. He has written for Salon, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, Entertainment Weekly, The Believer, Lingua Franca, and the New York Times. His first novel, Warp, was published in 1997. His other novels include Codex, The Magicians, which won a 2010 Alex Award, The Magician King and The Magician's Land.

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