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Rooms of their own : where great writers write /

by Johnson, Alex,
Additional authors: Oses, James, / illustrator.
Published by : Frances Lincoln, (London :) , 2022 Physical details: 192 pages : coloured illustrations, portraits, ; 24 cm. ISBN:0711258015; 9780711258013. List(s) this item appears in: September 2022 Non-Fiction
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Book Melbourne Athenaeum Library
Non-Fiction 820.9 JOH Available 064201
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Includes index.

Rooms of Their Own travels around the world examining the unique spaces, habits and rituals in which famous writers created their most notable works. From James Baldwin, writing in the small hours of the morning in his Paris apartment, to DH Lawrence writing at the foot of a towering Ponderosa pine tree, to the Bronte sisters managing in a crowded co-working space, this book takes us into the lives of some of historys greatest ever writers, with each writing space illustrated in evocative watercolour by James Oses. In looking at the working lives of our favourite authors, bibliophiles will be transported to other worlds, aspiring writers will find inspiration and literature fans will gain deeper insight into their most-loved authors.

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