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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters

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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters provides an invaluable guide to the wealth of characters created by writers in English, with over 6,500 entries from novels, plays, and poetry—from the Wife of Bath to Bertie Wooster, and Tom Sawyer to Harry Potter. Features include concise biographies of the authors, panels covering such topics as "The Detective in Fiction" and "

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Hardcover, 818 pages
Published October 28th 2004 by Chambers Harrap Publishers, Limited (first published October 15th 2004)
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Paul Bryant
Nov 19, 2011 marked it as some-random-comedy-stuff  ·  review of another edition
THE HOSPITAL OF LITERARY TRANSPLANTS

I know I will be misunderstood, that my work will be seen as grotesque and loathsome. But I believe I have broken through into a new reality! I have been working on a series of experiments here in my secluded laboratory, at great personal expense (marriage, children, both eyebrows) . But I have proved it can be done, and I have done it. Yes! Ha haah! Using improvised equipment and in the teeth of professional indifference – more, open hostility – I have manage
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Kayla Grant
Apr 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great reference text
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