Louis De Bernières The Essential Guide to Contemporary Literature : Captain Corelli's Mandolin, The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman - Vintage Living Texts

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Publisher's Synopsis

In Vintage Living Texts teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Louis de Bernières. Vintage Living Texts is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Louis de Bernières, relating specifically to the texts under discussion.

This guide will deal with de Bernières' themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will be accompanied with likely exam questions, and contexts and comparisons - as well as providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

Also included in this guide are detailed reading plans for all four novels, questions for essays and discussion, contextual material, suggested texts for complimentary and comparative reading, extracts from reviews, a biography, a bibliography and a glossary of literary terms.

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Vintage is a highly respected paperback publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, publishing writers like Philip Roth, Martin Amis and Toni Morrison. There are many Booker and Nobel Prize-winning authors on the Vintage list such as Kingsley Amis, A S Byatt, J M Coetzee, Ismail Kadare, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Iris Murdoch, Roddy Doyle and Ben Okri, to name a few.

Book information

ISBN: 9780099437574
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 187
Weight: 150g
Height: 198mm
Width: 128mm
Spine width: 14mm