The Literary Detective: 100 Puzzles in Classic Fiction

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This is an omnibus edition of John Sutherland's three collections of literary puzzles, Is Heathcliffe a Murderer?, Can Jane Eyre be Happy?, and Who Betrays Elizabeth Bennet?. Investigating a variety of anomalies, enigmas, and conundrums such as why does Robinson Crusoe find only one footprint? and where does Fanny Hill keep her contraceptives?, Professor Sutherland explores the questions readers often ask and critics rarely discuss. His forensic skills focus on authors from Defoe and Fielding to Wells and Woolf, relishing ...

The Literary Detective: 100 Puzzles in Classic Fiction 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780192100368

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