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In his new book John Sutherland looks back to the magic of twenty-five experiences of books, films, plays, songs, paintings, landscapes, sounds, tastes and smells which took him by surprise, sank into his memory and shaped his life. What did they mean then, and why later when understood better did they sometimes mean less?" "John Sutherland recaptures the excitement of ent...more
Hardcover, 273 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Profile Books(GB)
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I bought this after reading bits of it in a bookshop. Upon beginning to read it proper, I found it muddily-fuddlily - going all over the place along with many note mentions that are all at the end of the book rather than at the bottom of the page. I've given it up for the moment.
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John Andrew Sutherland is an English lecturer, emeritus professor, newspaper columnist and author.

Now Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London, John Sutherland began his academic career after graduating from the University of Leicester as an assistant lecturer in Edinburgh in 1964. He specialises in Victorian fiction, 20th century literature, an...more
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