Hell And Back

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Random House, Jun 12, 2012 - Literary Collections - 352 pages
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In Hell and Back, Tim Parks reminds us just how exciting the essay form can be - turning his attention to classic authors like Dante, Borges and Leopardi, as well as various contemporary writers including Vikram Seth, W.G. Sebald and Salman Rushdie.

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Hell and back: reflections on writers and writing from Dante to Rushdie

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Published previously in England, this title collects 19 essays by novelist Parks (Tongues of Flame), many of which first appeared in the New York Review of Books. In intelligent and readable ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Tim Parks is the author of ten novels including Cara Massimina, Europa and, most recently, Destiny, as well as various works of non-fiction including Italian Neighbours, Adultery & Other Diversions and, most recently, A Season With Veronica. He has lived in Italy since 1981.

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