Abridged Classics: Tiny Versions of Classic Tomes

Author(s): John Atkinson


A collection of irreverent summations of more than 100 well-known works of literature, from Anna Karenina to Wuthering Heights, cleverly described in the fewest words possible and accompanied with funny color illustrations.

Abridged Classics: Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn't is packed with dozens of humorous super-condensed summations of some of the most famous works of literature from many of the world's most revered authors, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Emily Bront , Leo Tolstoy, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, J.R.R. Tolkien, Margaret Atwood, James Joyce, Plato, Ernest Hemingway, Dan Brown, Ayn Rand, and Herman Melville.

From "Old ladies convince a guy to ruin Scotland" (Macbeth) to "Everyone is sad. It snows." (War and Peace), these clever, humorous synopses are sure to make book lovers smile.

$35.00(AUD) RRP $34.99(AUD)

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General Fields

  • : 9780062747853
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : May 2018
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  • : books

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  • : John Atkinson
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 809
  • : 160