Love, Sex, Death and Words: Surprising Tales From a Year in by John Sutherland, Stephen Fender

By John Sutherland, Stephen Fender

Love, intercourse, demise, boredom, ecstasy, existential angst, political upheaval - the historical past of literature deals a wealthy and sundry exploration of the human situation around the centuries. during this soaking up spouse to literature's wealthy previous, prepared via days of the yr, acclaimed critics and pals Stephen Fender and John Sutherland take place the main inspiring, enlightening, remarkable or curious artefacts that literature has to supply. discover why sixteen June 1904 mattered loads to Joyce, which nice literary love affair used to be delivered to a sad finish on eleven February 1963 and why Roy Campbell punched Stephen Spender at the nostril on 14 April 1949 during this luxurious voyage throughout the highs and lows of literature's bejewelled previous.

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