A Reader's Guide to Fifty British Novels, 1600-1900

Phelps, Gilbert
Publication Date 1979
ISBN 0435187511
Publisher Heinemann,
Binding Hardback
Condition Good+, sound copy in like dust wrapper
SKU 12738
Notes A little rubbed to edges of dust wrapper. Slightly bumped to spine ends. Clean and sound.


Hardback. 573pp. Invaluable collection of potted guides to a wide range of British eighteenth and nineteenth century novels. Each mini-guide includes a section of author biography and/or social background, fairly detailed plot synopsis, and a critical commentary. Writers covered include: John Bunyan, Horace Walpole, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, Fanny Burney, Frederick Marryat, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, George Eliot, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Anthony Trollope, Wilkie Collins, George Meredith, Geroge Gissing, George Morore, Thomas Hardy, Joseph Conrad, H. G. Wells, etc.
Price: £10.50