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British writers on classic lands

a literary sketch

by Albert Stratford George Canning

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Published by T.F. Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Rome.,
  • Milton, John, 1608-1674.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Ancient.,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and classical.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Hon. Albert S.G. Canning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR127 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6998280M
    LC Control Number08019258
    OCLC/WorldCa8391682

    Novels by authors who are British along with some other nationality (i.e. The Turn of the Screw by American-British author Henry James) should also be included here if they have been adapted to film. 3 J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (3 January – 2 September ), known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.. I thought I could vote for more than one.

    The first selection on this list, British writer Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street ()—the first book in a series of the same name—takes readers to a bustling bohemian street in Edinburgh’s New Town, specifically to building No. There we are introduced to an eccentric widow, a self-preening-obsessed surveyor, and a mother determined to have her five-year-old son master. The Best English & British History Books Winston Churchill on the HMS Prince of Wales, This classic edition is the definitive history of Robert Bruce's life and career, during Scotland's tumultuous coming of age in the Wars of Independence, and one of the twentieth century's bona-fide classics in historical writing. the authors draw.

      2. Aminatta Forna. Born in Scotland, Forna is an award-winning author who has spent time living in Sierra Leone, Iran, Zambia and Thailand. Her memoir, The Devil that Danced on the Water, is about her dissident father and received wide acclaim as it was chosen for the “Barnes & Noble Discover New Writers” novel, The Memory of Love, was shortlisted for The Commonwealth Writers. British Literature Reading List from one of the authors listed here. NO EXCEPTIONS. Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice Emma Sense and Sensibility Mansfield Park Persuasion Beckett, Samuel Waiting for Godot Blackmore, R.D. Lorna Doone Rudyard Jungle Book Kim Captain Courageous The Light That Failed Lawrence, D. H. Sons and Lovers.


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