Literary Wonderlands

A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created
by Laura Miller, Lev Grossman, John Sutherland, Tom Shippey

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A glorious collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms.

Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's...
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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Hardback

Number Of Pages 320

Publication Date 11/01/2016

ISBN 9780316316385

Dimensions 7 inches x 9.5 inches

"A beautiful, enchanting book."
— The New York Times

"An engaging read on its own merits, Literary Wonderlands is equally valuable as a resource for further reading and as fodder for arguments over the works it includes (and leaves out)."

"A beautifully illustrated guide to 'the greatest fictional worlds ever created.'"
— Entertainment Weekly

"Deep dive into the inner workings of your favorite literary world in this beautiful coffee table book."
— The New York Post

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