How to Write Like Tolstoy: A Journey into the Minds of our Greatest Writers.

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Cohen has edited works that have gone on to win Pulitzer, Booker, and Whitbread/Costa prizes, and many that have become #1 bestsellers. Here he has chosen examples from some of the most-recognized and most beloved authors to reveal the careful work that went into their craft. He gives examples and explains why they work on openings and endings, creating character, feeling love, rhythms of prose, creating dialogue, using point of view, and much more. Authors cited include Woolf, Nabakov, Austen, Fitzgerald, Marquez, Lamb, Eliot, and many more, including many modern writers. Includes a section on plagiarism. Hone your reading skills, as well as your writing craft. Random House, NY, 2016. Hb, Dj. USED. $5.00