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The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature Edited by Francis Spufford

The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature
by Edited by Francis Spufford

This selection of the best lists in literature, from Homer to the present day is the second book in this series. International in scope, it invites readers to enjoy the subtlety of these eccentric works and to wonder what it is that makes these grammarless treasures of language so attractive.

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The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature Summary


Everyone has their favourite passages in books in which the author throws narrative to the winds and breaks into sheer enumeration - food, memories, places, things, describing all the contents of the world. This selection of the best lists in literature, from Homer to the present day is the second book in this series. International in scope, it invites readers to enjoy the subtlety of these eccentric works and to wonder what it is that makes these grammarless treasures of language so attractive.

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GOR001994822
The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature
Edited by Francis Spufford
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1989-11-09
320
0701134879
9780701134877
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