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Louis de Bernières
About the book
  • Published: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099437574
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

Louis de Bernières

The Essential Guide


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This series provides readers of all kinds with an introduction to some of the most exciting works in contemporary literature. Captain Carelli's Mandolin The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts

In Vintage Living Texts teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Louis de Bemieres. This guide will deal with his themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will be accompanied with likely exam questions, and contexts and comparisons - as well as providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099437574
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Authors

Margaret Reynolds

Margaret Reynolds is a writer, academic, critic and broadcaster: her previous books include The Penguin Book of Lesbian Stories, Erotica and Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology and a series of study guides on contemporary writers, The Vintage Living Texts.

Jonathan Noakes

The Series Editors of Vintage Living Texts have, between them, more than thirty years teaching experience at senior school and undergraduate level. Their association with Vintage - and with the Vintage authors - guarantees a series that is lively and informative and fun.


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