A Dab of Dickens and a Touch of Twain: Literary Lives from Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England.
These essays contain fascinating anecdotes about great authors that bring them to life for the casual reader. Chaucer, Austen, Wilde, Hardy, Fitzgerald, Poe, and many more are covered in this volume with wit and flair. The author admits to being a Dickensian, but handles Austen quite well indeed. Simon & Schuster. Paper. 2002. NEW. $10.00