The Pleasure of Reading
  • Published:
    Oct-1992 (Hardcover)
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    General Fiction
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First edition. Issued to celebrate the bicentenary of W.H. Smith. An anthology of forty writers who were asked to describe their early reading, what did or did not influence them, what they enjoy reading today, and a list of their ten favorite books. Among the writers are John Fowles, Catherine Cookson, Stephen Spender, A.S. Byatt, Edna O'Brien, John Mortimer, Doris Lessing, Gita Mehta, and Ruth Rendell. Specially commissioned illustrations accompany each article. U.S. dust jacket on book. 251, 5 pages. cloth, dust jacket. large 8vo..
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    • First Edition
    • Oct-1992
    • Bloomsbury
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 039422308X
    • ISBN13: 9780394223087
    • May-2015
    • Bloomsbury Publishing
    • eBook (Kindle)
    • Oct-2015
    • Bloomsbury USA
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