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Good Companions: An Anthology to Inspire, Amuse or Console
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Abacus
Publication date November 1, 2002
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780349114965
ISBN-10 034911496X
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.75 by 6.50 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $9.95
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Summaries and Reviews
A collection of prose and poetry that has travelled with John Bayley for most of his 75 years. Unlike many anthologies, Bayley's is highly personal He remembers favourite books from his childhood and teenage years, and considers the ways in which books can raise the spirits. description: Product Description:
John Bayley takes us through 70 years of extensive reading, judiciously selecting extracts from novels, poems, letters, and diaries that have long been his good companions—inspiring or amusing him or soothing his spirits in times of adversity. Unlike many standard anthologies, Good Companions is highly personal and full of Bayley’s wit and wisdom.

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