The Literary Companion
Robson, 2004 - 160 pages
Within these pages are hundreds of facts and stories about reading and writing, from the earliest printed books to today’s bestsellers. You’ll find out why Lewis Carroll was once accused of being Jack the Ripper, the working title of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, and what was in Hitler’s library. It is the only book about books you’ll ever need.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GeoffSC - LibraryThing
Just the book to keep in your bag for when you have to wait at the doctors or in any queue. Full of many fascinating literary facts. Trivia to Stimulating facts. You Are How You Read: “Readers may be ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pepys - LibraryThing
I slowly read this book over a period of more than one year(!). I liked it at first, but my interest steadily decreased over the months. There are some good passages and pieces of information new to an illiterate like me, but also uninteresting data. Not really recommendable finally. Read full review