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Page Fright: Foibles and Fetishes of Famous Writers

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A witty round-up of writers' habits that includes all the big names, such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Hemingway
At public events readers always ask writers how they write. The process fascinates them. Now they have a very witty book that ranges around the world and throughout history to answer their questions. All the great writers are here — Dickens, dashing off his wor
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Paperback, 360 pages
Published September 21st 2010 by Emblem Editions
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Page Fright by Harry Bruce is a non-fictional exploration of the quirks and foibles of writers throughout the ages, how they write, why they write and the multitude of habits and superstitions that they rely on in order to be able to write at all.
Bruce begins his work at the very beginning of the written word with chalk drawings on cave walls and then seamlessly works his way through the evolution of writing from iron stylus to quill, fountain pen to typewriter, Dictaphone and computer.
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