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By Jonathan Bastable,Hannah McGill

Contemporary artistic writers contemplate the prior, current and way forward for the novel

In 2012-2013, a year-long dialog among writers happened at 17 literary gala's worldwide, from Jaipur to Krasnoyarsk, and from Melbourne to Berlin. exclusive novelists akin to Irvine Welsh, Ahdaf Soueif and Ali Smith shared their suggestions on a variety of facets of up to date literature the demanding situations it faces and the instructions it's taking. This ebook is partially an anthology of the simplest of these money owed and likewise an outline of the full of life wide-ranging international debate that the authors' perspectives engendered one of the writers who took half. It provides as much as an arresting and thought-provoking photograph of the nation of worldwide literature at the present time.

Key Features
>A strong assertion of the importance of literature within the smooth global, and a call-to-arms when you think that fantastic writing is endangered
> members contain famous modern novelists similar to: China Mieville, Ahdaf Soueif, Kapka Kassabova, Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith and Kirsty Gunn
> offers a global viewpoint at the concerns dealing with writers and writing commonly, and the present-day novel particularly
> a brand new and invaluable source for teachers and scholars, and a desirable primer for a much broader readership if you need to know how fiction services & who wish to get an perception into the idea tactics of artistic artists

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