Defining Moments in Books

The Greatest Books, Writers, Characters, Passages and Events That Shook the Literary World







edited by Lucy Daniel. Cassell Illustrated, London. 2007. Trade paperback. 800 pages. (8 X 7). Introduction by Lucy Daniel. There are 111 contributors and they examine books, characters, authors, events, and passages. Each page has two entries that might have a Key Author and a Key Character, as an example. Each section covers a decade from 1890 to the present. There are many photos of authors and scenes throughout the book. Authors and books from all over the world are examined. (DefiningBooks)



(Scan and comments by Bob Gaines)