Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Paperback)
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Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 02/11/2017
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'Enchanting...the most engagingly boffiny book imaginable.' Spectator


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

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781785782992
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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