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Good as her Word: Selected Journalism

Lorna Sage

A sparkling collection of journalism from the critically acclaimed author of BAD BLOOD and MOMENTS OF TRUTH.

This selection of the work of Lorna Sage spans the years 1972-2001, when she wrote for the London and New York literary papers and journals, and contains some of her very best pieces. From carefully worked interviews and profiles to the snappiest and deftest of weekly reviews, we can trace the often surprising development of that very distinctive voice and follow its sharpest critical reactions to the important authors and landmark publications of our times.

From George Eliot, Laurence Sterne, Charles Dickens and Mary Shelley to Sylvia Plath, Angela Carter, Umberto Eco and Salman Rushdie, Sage's unmistakable voice is here: clever, hilarious, anarchic, sly, wise, kind, courageous, genial and serious.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: Jul 1st, 2008
  • Pages: 388
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.96in - 0.76lb
  • EAN: 9780007292325
  • Categories: Books & ReadingPersonal MemoirsComparative Literature