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By Richard Cohen

For a person who has ever pointed out with a personality from fiction, been seduced via a primary sentence or been profoundly moved via a story’s finish, tips to Write Like Tolstoy is an excellent and illuminating trip into the minds and imaginations of the world’s maximum writers.

What made Nabokov select the identify Lolita? Why did Fitzgerald inform the nice Gatsby within the first individual? How did Kerouac, who raged opposed to revision, ultimately come to revise at the street? Why did Martin Amis quit on writing approximately intercourse? Veteran editor Richard Cohen attracts on an unlimited and eclectic reservoir of data to bare what makes reliable prose start. From plot and personality improvement to discussion and perspective, the motivations, obsessions, methods and skills of a number of serious novelists are delivered to the fore, their released works mined and personal ideals unearthed. There’s the character of originality as plagiarism is mentioned, and a weighing of the percentages whilst attempting to write approximately actual intimacies. and the way to begin…Or finish? From first web page to final, how you can Write Like Tolstoy is a different exploration of the act and paintings of writing, one that enriches our event of examining either the

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