Monkeys with Typewriters: How to Write Fiction and Unlock the Secret Power of Stories (Paperback)
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Monkeys with Typewriters: How to Write Fiction and Unlock the Secret Power of Stories (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 06/09/2012
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Stories are everywhere... Exploring the great plots from Plato to The Matrix and from Tolstoy to Toy Story, this is a book for anyone who wants to unlock any narrative and learn to create their own. With startling and original insights into how we construct stories, this is a creative writing book like no other. It will show you how to read and write better.

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780857863782
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 214 x 135 x 34 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
Thomas has the mesmerising power of a great storyteller. * * Financial Times * *
Ingenious and original . . . A cracking good yarn, fizzing with intelligence. * * Philip Pullman on THE END OF MR Y * *
This book might just change your life. * * Independent on Sunday, on PopCo * *
A sprawling ode to curiosity and the life of the mind. * * Daily Telegraph, on The End of Mr Y * *
Whether you want to write or not, Monkeys with Typewriters is the kind of book that renews your enthusiasm for reading in general, a book that believes - and encourages its readers to believe - that great fiction matters * * Follow the Thread * *
Thomas. . . eschews the self-flagellating ethic of some courses by preaching tolerance for fancy prose style, and exhorts her readers to be ambitious and "ask important questions" with their fiction, an admirable stand -- Leo Benedictus * * Observer * *

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