Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created [Audiobook]
06 April 2018, 10:44
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 10 hrs 46 mins | 299.94MB
Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans 4,000 years of creative endeavor.
From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells' The Time Machine to Murakami's 1Q84, it explores the timeless and captivating features of fiction's imagined worlds including the relevance of the writer's own life to the creation of the story, influential contemporary events and philosophies, and the meaning that can be extracted from the details of the work. Each piece includes a detailed overview of the plot and a "Dramatis Personae". Literary Wonderlands is a fascinating listen for lovers of literature, fantasy, and science fiction.
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