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The Best of the Raconteurs

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A collection of more than 100 anecdotes by present day and historical writers and personalities.
From the preface by Sheridan Morley: "According to the Shorter English Dictionary, this book has no right to exist at all. A raconteur, we are told simply enough, is a 'teller of anecdotes' and one of the features of an anecdote is that it is more often transmitted verbally than on paper, while its teller is by definition not at that moment a writer. But from the moment that the Folio Society suggested the magical idea of this anthology of raconteurs, I could hardly wait to contribute to it, let alone write its preface".
Produced by the Folio Society. The hard cover bears caricatures of some of the contributors and book comes with slip cover.

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Author(s):
Sheridan Morley and Tim Heald (editors)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
Printed 2000
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
The Folio Society, London (2000)
Title:
The Best of the Raconteurs

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A collection of more than 100 anecdotes by present day and historical writers and personalities.
From the preface by Sheridan Morley: "According to the Shorter English Dictionary, this book has no right to exist at all. A raconteur, we are told simply enough, is a 'teller of anecdotes' and one of the features of an anecdote is that it is more often transmitted verbally than on paper, while its teller is by definition not at that moment a writer. But from the moment that the Folio Society suggested the magical idea of this anthology of raconteurs, I could hardly wait to contribute to it, let alone write its preface".
Produced by the Folio Society. The hard cover bears caricatures of some of the contributors and book comes with slip cover.

Author(s):
Sheridan Morley and Tim Heald (editors)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
Printed 2000
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
The Folio Society, London (2000)
Title:
The Best of the Raconteurs

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