How to Become Ridiculously Well-Read in One Evening: A Collection of Literary Encapsulations

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Penguin, Jan 19, 1987 - Reference - 188 pages
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Humorous poems summarize great works of literature by Jane Austen, Anthony Burgess, Miguel de Cervantes, Charles Dickens, Graham Greene, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and Solzhenitsyn

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I don’t remember where I first heard about this book that prompted me to put it on my A-list wishlist. But, I was disappointed. I guess I was expecting something like a book of even more condensed ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
15
SAMUEL BECKETT
25
SAMUEL BUTLER
31
GEOFFREY CHAUCER
37
JOSEPH CONRAD
43
ALEXANDRE DUMAS Dumaspare
56
HENRY FIELDING
64
NIKOLAI GOGOL
68
FRANZ KAFKA
105
H LAWRENCE
112
A A MILNE
116
GEORGE ORWELL
122
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
150
P SNOW
157
BRAM STOKER
164
DYLAN THOMAS
168

GEORGE AND WEE DON GROSSMITH
76
P HARTLEY
83
HOMER
90
HENRIK IBSEN cont
92
HENRY JAMES
98
JULES VERNE
174
JOHN WYNDHAM
180
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
188
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