Wood, James How Fiction Works

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How Fiction Works

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'...refined taste, keen observation, and the ability to make the reader argue, passionately, with it.' -- Financial Times

'Intelligent, well-read and extremely confident' -- Gaurdian

`the world's leading critic.... Whether he praises or pillories, he makes you want to read the text he's freshly filleted.' -- Sun Herald

'the overall spirit and implication of this book are as important as its direct statements'
-- Irish Times

'there aren't many book reviewers like James Wood'
-- Sunday Telegraph

`James Wood is Britain's lost literary critic... very little literary criticism achieves that.' -- Evening Standard

`James Wood's enchanting new book...Witty, concise, and composed with a lovely lightness of touch' -- The Economist

`exceptionally illuminating... brilliantly acute and enticingly widely red work. It should be compulsory...' -- Herald

`this compelling essay shows just how deeply, sensitively, imaginatively and joyfully he reads' -- Scotland on Sunday

`what is impressive about How Fiction Works is its practical utility' -- TLS

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A deep, practical anatomy of the novel from 'the strongest ... literary critic we have' (New York Review of Books)

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