Why Friendship Matters

Why Friendship Matters Selected Writings - Macmillan Collector's Library

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Publisher's Synopsis

Some friendships need celebrating, some are hard to navigate, and some need a bit of tender love and care. Delve into this anthology for a tour of all aspects of friendship by your favourite classic authors.

Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning pocket size classics. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited and introduced by writer, academic and historian, Michèle Mendelssohn.

Why Friendship Matters is an inspiring collection that spans three centuries of writing and includes many favourite authors such as Michel de Montaigne, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jane Austen. Readers will also discover lesser-known delights such as American writer Audre Lorde on her high school friendships and playwright Alice E. Ives writing about friendship between women.

Contributors from across the globe celebrate and investigate all aspects of friendship; the strength of its bonds, how it can hurt and how it runs deep.

Book information

ISBN: 9781529032659
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
Pub date:
DEWEY: 808.80353
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 160g
Height: 102mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 18mm