A Novelist on Novels (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Novelist on Novels (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Walter Lionel George
     
 

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Novelist W. L. George admires the novel because, among other things, “it expresses the mind of man, his pains that pass, his hopes that fade and are born again . . .” which all other book forms—history and economics, for example—fail to do. This collection of essays was controversial when published, as they deemed the English novel too

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Novelist W. L. George admires the novel because, among other things, “it expresses the mind of man, his pains that pass, his hopes that fade and are born again . . .” which all other book forms—history and economics, for example—fail to do. This collection of essays was controversial when published, as they deemed the English novel too prudish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411456242
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
218 KB

Meet the Author


Walter Lionel George (1882–1926) was an English writer who was born and raised in Paris, France. His novel A Bed of Roses, about a woman’s descent into prostitution, was enormously successful, allowing him to give up his journalism career to work on his books full time—writing over thirty books in his short career.

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