The Book of Lost Books


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The Book of Lost Books - Kelly, Stuart
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In an age when out-takes from "Big Brother" are saved, it's sobering to realize that some of the world's greatest prose and poetry has gone missing. This witty, wry and unique book rectifies that wrong. Part detective story, part history lesson, part expose, "The Book of Lost Books" is the first guide to literature's what-ifs and never weres. Here, Stuart Kelly reveals the tantalizingly absent works of the famous, the acclaimed and the influential. Was Shakespeare's "Love's Labours Won", a sequel to "Love's Labours Lost" - ...

The Book of Lost Books 2006, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141016740

Mass-market paperback

The Book of Lost Books 2005, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670914999