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It contains a biography of the novelist, a full-length study of the novel, a summary of how the novel was received upon publication, a summary of how the novel has performed since publication, and a wide range of suggestions for further reading.
S. Petrilli and Augusto Ponzio
Thomas Sebeok is the scholar who has contributed most to establishing semiotics as an interdisciplinary field. In a pioneering academic manoeuvre, he has broadened the perspectives of sign study to coincide with the study of the evolution of life.
Famed for the Gormenghast trilogy, Mervyn Peake was also an illustrator of rare talent whose editions of Treasure Island and Rime of the Ancient Mariner are universally admired. This exquisite 2 volume box set reproduces the illustrations Peake was commissioned to produce to accompany the classic Lewis Carroll tales. The drawings have been unavailable since 1978.
A provocative, shrewd and witty look at the Hollywood 50s movies we all love (or love to hate) and the thousand subtle ways they reflect the political tensions of the decade. From the author of Easy Riders, Raging Bulls.
With thousands of new books each year joining the enormous wealth of already published literature, finding more titles in the same fiction genre or non-fiction topic as that 'unputdownable' book can be difficult. This book provides an easy to use cross-referenced guide for readers.
It's a great time to be in a reading group! Discover new titles and books you might not normally pick up and buy, or re-examine books you already know and love. You can make your reading experience richer and more rewarding by being a member of a reading group and meeting others who are interested in sharing their reading experience. ... find out more
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