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The Book of Lost Books

An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You'll Never Read

The Book of Lost Books( )
Author: Kelly, Stuart
ISBN:978-1-4000-6297-3
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In an age when deleted scenes from Adam Sandler movies are saved, it’s sobering to realize that some of the world’s greatest prose and poetry has gone missing. This witty, wry, and unique new book rectifies that wrong. Part detective story, part history lesson, part exposé, The Book of Lost Books is the first guide to literature’s what-ifs and never-weres. In compulsively readable fashion, Stuart Kelly reveals details about tantalizing vanished works by the...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.83 x 9.56 x 1.23 Inches
Book Weight:1.369 Pounds



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