He walks us through the different stages of existence, from childhood to old age, showing that literature is much more than a refuge from the banality and rigour of everyday life - through the experiences of its characters, it can show us ways to be wiser, more open and more self-aware.
Takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within.
Searing and extremely personal essays from the heart of working-class America, shot through with the darkest elements the country can manifest - cults, homelessness, and hunger - while discovering light and humor in unexpected corners.
The most comprehensive bilingual Spanish dictionary of its kind. Authoritative, up-to-date coverage accessible through a clear colour layout. Now with new entry menu to help navigate longer entries. Additional materials include cultural notes, sample correspondence, and CVs, ideal for language students or those living abroad.
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