Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2014

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748698349

Bookseller Code (01)

The 21st-Century Novel

Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference

Edited by Jonathan Bastable and Hannah McGill

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • A powerful statement of the significance of literature in the modern world, and a call-to-arms for those who believe that fine writing is endangered
  • Contributors include well-known contemporary novelists such as: China Mieville, Ahdaf Soueif, Kapka Kassabova, Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith and Kirsty Gunn
  • Provides an international perspective on the issues facing writers and writing in general, and the present-day novel in particular
  • A new and valuable resource for academics and students, and a fascinating primer for a wider readership DS for those who want to know how fiction functions & who like to get an insight into the thought processes of creative artists