100 Must-read Prize-Winning Novels: Discover Your Next Great Read...

100 Must-read Prize-Winning Novels: Discover Your Next Great Read...

by Nick Rennison
     
 

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100 Must-read Prize-Winning Novels by Nick Rennison - part of the bestselling Must-Read series -introduces readers to the one hundred best novels that have won prestigious literary awards, and provides an extended introduction to the background and history of these literary prizes. More than a simple best-of list, the recommendations include insightful book reviews

Overview

100 Must-read Prize-Winning Novels by Nick Rennison - part of the bestselling Must-Read series -introduces readers to the one hundred best novels that have won prestigious literary awards, and provides an extended introduction to the background and history of these literary prizes. More than a simple best-of list, the recommendations include insightful book reviews, historical and literary context, and cover a wide range of works of fiction that have won major awards, including the Booker and Pulitzer prizes, and notables that have garnered top international prizes, such as the French Prix Goncourt. Also highlighted are titles in specific genres, such as crime and science fiction, as well as award-winning, critically-acclaimed, bestselling novels, such as Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, Andrea Levy's Small Island, and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. The book also features more than five hundred "Read-On" recommendations for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408129111
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly, and is the author of the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide.

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