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John Crace turns his critical eye on the classics of the last century, offering bite sized pastiches of everything from Mrs Dalloway to Trainspotting via Lolita and The Great Gatsby . Those who have never quite got around to reading A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man will be delighted to find its essence distilled into a handful of paragraphs. Those who have never really enjoyed Lord of the Flies will be pleased to find it hilariously parodied in an easily swallowable 982 words. And those who find all such works a little highbrow will be relieved to discover, between the covers of this book, John Crace's take on the likes of Ian Fleming, P. G. Wodehouse, and the Highway Code . Witty and sharp, this is essential reading both for those who genuinely love literature and for those who merely want to appear ridiculously well read.

This copy is signed by the author

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Author(s):
Crace, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1905211554
ISBN-13:
9781905211555
Publisher:
Random House Books

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John Crace turns his critical eye on the classics of the last century, offering bite sized pastiches of everything from Mrs Dalloway to Trainspotting via Lolita and The Great Gatsby . Those who have never quite got around to reading A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man will be delighted to find its essence distilled into a handful of paragraphs. Those who have never really enjoyed Lord of the Flies will be pleased to find it hilariously parodied in an easily swallowable 982 words. And those who find all such works a little highbrow will be relieved to discover, between the covers of this book, John Crace's take on the likes of Ian Fleming, P. G. Wodehouse, and the Highway Code . Witty and sharp, this is essential reading both for those who genuinely love literature and for those who merely want to appear ridiculously well read.

This copy is signed by the author

Added value:
Signed by the auhor
Author(s):
Crace, John
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1905211554
ISBN-13:
9781905211555
Publisher:
Random House Books

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