How do you keep your reading groups discussions lively and
focussed? If you want to gain new insight into literature and share
your passion with friends this book offers readers guides for 75 of the
very best reads - guaranteed to provoke spirited debate!
Each of the readers guides includes a summary of the book, a brief
author biography, discussion points to spark debate, and a set of
titles for further reading that deal with similar themes. A
`background' section provides pointers to more material about the book
online and as well as further thought-provoking material: Where did the
author come from? What made them write the book? How did the context in
which they wrote influence them?
If you'd like further insight, debate, discussion and analysis to
underpin your understanding and enjoyment of reading - then look no
further than this guide.
New titles in this edition include:
The Long Firm, Leper's Companions, By the Sea, The Ninth Life
of Louis Drax, Buddha of Suburbia, The Icarus Girl, Black and Blue, The
Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break, Balzac and the Little Chinese
Seamstress, The Cutting Room, Shadow of the Wind, Giving up the Ghost...and many more!