Abridged Classics: Brief Summaries Of Books

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Item#: 9780062747853
Author Atkinson, John
Cover Hardback
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A collection of irreverent summations of more than 100 well-known works of literature, fromAnna KareninatoWuthering Heights, cleverly described in the fewest words possible and accompanied with funny color illustrations.A
idged Classics: Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’tis packed with dozens of humorous super-condensed summations of some of the most famous works of literature from many of the world’s most revered authors, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Emily Brontë, Leo Tolstoy, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, J.R.R. Tolkien, Margaret Atwood, James Joyce, Plato, Ernest Hemingway, Dan Brown, Ayn Rand, and Herman Melville.From "Old ladies convince a guy to ruin Scotland" (Macbeth) to "Everyone is sad. It snows." (War and Peace), these clever, humorous synopses are sure to make book lovers smile.