Is Heathcliff A Murderer?: Puzzles In Nineteenth-century Fiction

November 12, 2017|
Is Heathcliff A Murderer?: Puzzles In Nineteenth-century Fiction by John Sutherland
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Does Becky kill Jos at the end of Vanity Fair? Why does no one notice that Hetty is pregnant in Adam Bede? How, exactly, does Victor Frankenstein make his monster? 
 
Readers of Victorian fiction often find themselves tripping up on seeming anomalies, enigmas and mysteries in their favourite novels. 

In Is Heathcliff a Murderer? John Sutherland investigates 34 conundrums of nineteenth-century fiction, paying homage to the most rewarding of critical activities: close reading and the pleasures of good-natured pedantry
John Sutherland is Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus at University College London and an eminent scholar in the field of Victorian fiction, author of many works including The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction. He has also written the bestselling popular titles Is Heathcliff a Murderer? and Can Jane Eyre be Happy?, and such schol...
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Title:Is Heathcliff A Murderer?: Puzzles In Nineteenth-century Fiction
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 in
Published:November 12, 2017
Publisher:Icon Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781785782992

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