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The Child That Books Built by Francis Spufford

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The Child That Books Built by Francis Spufford

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What would you find if you went back and re-read all of your favourite books from childhood? Francis Spufford discovers both delight and sadness, in this memoir of a boy who retreats into books, faced with a tragedy in his family.

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What would you find if you went back and reread all of your favourite books from childhood? Francis Spufford discovers both delight and sadness, in this memoir. Re-reading and re-living these books, and investigating their literary origins and rich histories, Francis Spufford reveals what it was like to be an obsessive reader as a child. As the book unfolds, so too he gradually uncovers his own childhood and his unique reason for taking refuge in stories from a world full of unbearable knowledge.

Additional Information

SKU GOR000506258
Title The Child That Books Built
Author By (author) Francis Spufford
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber and Faber
Year Published 2003
Page Number 211
ISBN 0571214673
ISBN13 9780571214679
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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