Is Heathcliff a Murderer?

Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction
Product Number: WEB183461
Released: 02 Nov, 2017
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
ISBN: #9781785783005
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER IN A BRAND NEW EDITION'Enchanting...the most engagingly boffiny book imaginable.' SpectatorÿDoes 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?ÿÿReaders of Victorian fiction often find themselves tripping up on seeming anomalies, enigmas and mysteries in their favourite novels.ÿIn 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

Author(s): John Sutherland
Original Publish Date: 02 Nov, 2017

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