Good Fiction Guideby Jane Rogers
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Featuring both subject essays and more than 1,000 entries on writers ranging from Maeve Binchy to Emile Zola, this new reference guide recommends a range of fiction wide enough to tempt any reader. Written with an aim to encourage us to experiment in our reading habits, this guide suggests new authors and areas of literature to explore.
34 essays written by well-recognized authors and critics discuss diverse literary genres. John Sutherland on Classics, Val McDermid on Thrillers, and Michele Roberts on France are just a few of the experts who share their first-hand knowledge of a particular area and recommend their own personal top-twelve favourite reads.
An alphabetically arranged list of authors gives concise information on writers classical and contemporary, literary and popular, British and foreign, and recommends other writers who deal with similar subject matters or who write in the same genre.
For readers trying to find their way around the mass of fiction in bookshops, for reading groups looking for fresh ideas, or for keen readers who would like to try new authors and branch out into different areas of fiction, this guide will prove an invaluable and absorbing aid for reading enjoyment.
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Meet the Author
Jane Rogers has written six novels and a number of television screenplays, including Dawn and the Candidate and a four-part serialization of Mr Wroe's Virgins. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in the U.K.
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