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By Jonathan Bastable,Hannah McGill

ISBN-10: 0748698345

ISBN-13: 9780748698349

Contemporary artistic writers contemplate the previous, current and way forward for the novel

In 2012-2013, a year-long dialog among writers happened at 17 literary fairs all over the world, from Jaipur to Krasnoyarsk, and from Melbourne to Berlin. distinct novelists corresponding to Irvine Welsh, Ahdaf Soueif and Ali Smith shared their ideas on quite a few facets of up to date literature the demanding situations it faces and the instructions it truly is taking. This ebook is partly an anthology of the simplest of these bills and likewise an outline of the energetic wide-ranging worldwide debate that the authors' perspectives engendered one of several writers who took half. It provides as much as an arresting and thought-provoking photograph of the country of global literature this present day.

Key Features
>A robust assertion of the importance of literature within the sleek global, and a call-to-arms in case you think that advantageous writing is endangered
> participants contain famous modern novelists similar to: China Mieville, Ahdaf Soueif, Kapka Kassabova, Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith and Kirsty Gunn
> offers a global standpoint at the matters dealing with writers and writing regularly, and the present-day novel particularly
> a brand new and helpful source for teachers and scholars, and a desirable primer for a much broader readership when you need to know how fiction services & who wish to get an perception into the concept strategies of artistic artists

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