The Book of Great Books: A Guide to 100 World Classics

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Barnes & Noble Books, 2000 - Books and reading - 866 pages
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Provides background, key characters, main themes & ideas, symbols, descriptions of style and structure, critical overview, and summary of 100 great world classic novels.

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User Review  - Carolfoasia - LibraryThing

I had read about half these books but decided to read the other half for a 2012 goal. It is very heavy on Hemingway and American literature, in general. I like the diagrams that show the characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

A wonderful book. Great literature summarized and analyzed. Plot summaries, main characters, symbols, themes and ideas, background, style and structure, critical overview, and author materials present a wealth of material for every title. Read full review

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