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Hachette : Hodder & Stoughton - Who’s Afraid Of Jane Austen ?

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Ever wondered how some people seem to have an opinion on every book ever published? Nowadays there are so many books: how can anyone be well read anymore? ? Well help is at hand. Let Henry Hitchings educate you in the invaluable skill of literary bluffing in this survivor's guide to talking about books you haven't read. With tips on how to bluff with confidence using quotable insights and invaluable trivia Henry Hitchings covers all the great books you ought to have read but haven't got round to yet. If you want to be able to hold your own in a debate about?Stephen Hawking?or Philip Roth or perhaps you find Shakespeare or Dostoevsky intimidating then look no further. Including literary heavyweights such as Ulysses Bleak House and War and Peace this guide will equip you with all the bookish information you need to bluff your way through any scenario be it a vital exam an in-depth conversation at the pub or chatting up the potential love of your life. Contents?includes Jane Austen Shakespeare Henry James James Joyce Proust Homer Virgil Tolstoy Dostoevsky Dickens various contemporary writers the Bible the Koran fairy tales select bestsellers and some poetry.

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Brand / Publisher Hachette
Return Policy 15 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2015
ISBN 9781848540194
Author Prof : Henry Hitchings
Language English
Pages 272
Binding Paperback


Hachette India is the Indian arm of the UK’s largest general books publisher. Hachette UK, which is made up of companies like Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Little, Brown, Octopus, Orion, Chambers-Harrap, Piatkus, Hodder Education including Arnold, and Hachette Children’s Books; with legendary imprints like John Murray, Everyman, Gollancz, Orbit, Abacus, Sceptre, Virago, Business Plus, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Cassell, Hamlyn, Bounty, etc.; and brands like John Grisham, Asterix, Enid Blyton, Horrid Henry, Stephen King, Steve Berry, Jeffery Deaver, Jodi Picoult, Alexander McCall Smith, Gregory David Roberts, Mathew Reilly, Martina Cole, James Patterson, Robert Ludlum, Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh (in the UK), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Lavanya Sankaran, to name a few. Hachette India commenced operations in 2008 and began its local publishing programme in May 2009 with Amit Varma’s My Friend Sancho, the highest selling fiction debut of the year. This was followed by such books as Manjit Kumar’s Quantum (shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009) and Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters. The Children’s books division got off to a great start as well with the bestselling The Mahatma and the Monkeys. The year that followed saw the publication of several bestselling titles including Turbulence by star Samit Basu, Third Best by Arjun Rao and a spate of non-fiction leads like 24 Akbar Road, The Absent State, Red Markets, Travelling Diva by celebrity Chef Ritu dalmia, and the country’s first Yearbook for Children. Hachette India publishes general, literary and commercial fiction, children’s and reference books as well as non- fiction, covering memoirs, self help, travel, history, business, popular culture, lifestyle and sport.

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