Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning? Why was Alice in Wonderland banned in China? Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize? A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes and extraordinary characters: a book about books and the people who write them. Learn how books evolved, what lies behind some of the greatest tales ever told, and who’s who in the world of fiction. Covers banned books, feuding authors, literary felons, rejected masterpieces, tips for aspiring writers, must-read book lists - and much more.
  • Author: Tarrant, Graham
  • Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 12/04/2018
  • ISBN: 9781786852700
  • B-Code: B034038
  • Pages: 240
  • Dimensions: 204x135mm