The Written World

The Written World

The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization

Book - 2017
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The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to ebooks and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780812998931
0812998936
Characteristics: xxiii, 412 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm

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Feb 03, 2018

A joy to read and an unexpected page-turner. One of the best books on the history of literature I've read.

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