Mental Floss: the Curious Reader

Erin McCarthy & the team at Mental Floss

$41.99 Hardback
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From Mental Floss, the premier destination for curious minds, comes a literary compendium that reveals fascinating sights into the world's most famous novelists and their works. Readers will learn about: George Orwell's near-death experience while writing 1984, The real man who may have inspired Pride and Prejudice's Mr. Darcy, The Famous author who kept her dead husband's heart after he died, How psychedelics influenced Dune, And much more! The Curious Reader also contains popular articles from Mental Floss's 20-year history, including "Cat-Loving Writers," "Famous Authors' Unfinished Manuscripts," "Famous Characters Based on Real People," and "Literary Fart Jokes." Book jacket.

ISBN: 9781681887555
Publication Date: 25-May-2021
Publisher: Weldon Owen, Incorporated