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Writers on Writing - Walter Allen

Phoenix House, 1948, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a little rubbed at the edges with slight loss at the head of the spine and the top corners. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.

From the cover: “What goes on in the mind of a writer of books? How, looking at the world around him, does a writer translate his experience into the words, the narrative, the characters who people his pages, into the style and form which will fix the attention and fire the imagination of his readers? The criticism of the critics is one thing, but the point of view of the writer himself, over the ages, is important to the can or woman who buys and reads his books. Here — for the first time, we believe — the writers are given the opportunity to argue and discuss and preach, at first hand, on the art they practise.”

Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Light Brown boards with Blue titling to the Spine. 258 pages.