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A John Wain selection

John Wain

A John Wain selection

ten short stories, together with a selection of poems and extracts from two novels

by John Wain

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a specially written introduction by the author ; editor Geoffrey Halson.
    SeriesLongman imprint books
    ContributionsHalson, Geoffrey.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,166p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15073765M
    ISBN 100582233283
    OCLC/WorldCa4312883

      This one-volume selection of Boswell's journal entries, gathered and introduced by the distinguished poet and novelist John Wain, brings to life both a pre-eminent chronicler of eighteenth-century Britain and the tumultuous land about which he wrote so well. Boswell went everywhere, knew everyone, and never missed an opportunity to enjoy himself. Writer, rake, wit, traveler, and man-about-town, James Boswell kept a diary for thirty-three years, beginning just before his first trip to London and extending over his eventful life till shortly before his death in This one-volume selection of Boswell's journal entries, gathered and introduced by the distinguished poet and novelist John Wain, brings to life both a pre-eminent 4/5(1).

    , English, Book edition: A John Wain selection: ten short stories, together with a selection of poems and extracts from two novels / with a specially written introduction by the author ; editor Geoffrey Halson. Wain, John.   By John Wain. (Viking. $) A clever novel within a novel the story of Gus, “an aging Londoner contemplating divorce,” and the life of Giles, the novelist writing about Gus.

    Johnson on Johnson: A Selection of the Personal and Autobiographical Writings (). Selected with an introduction and commentary by John Wain. An Edmund Wilson Celebration (). Also published as Edmund Wilson: The Man and His Work. The New Wessex Selection of Thomas Hardy's Poetry (). Chosen by John and Eirian Wain, introduction by. A Selection of New Zealand Comic and Satiric Verse (), with Hugh Roberts, and a two-volume series of spiritual verse anthologies, co-edited with Paul Morris and Mike Grimshaw, before editing The Awa Book of New Zealand Sports Writing (). His sports anthology was one of the Best Books of in the New Zealand Listener.


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