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Is Heathcliff a Murderer? : Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Paperback / softback Book

Is Heathcliff a Murderer? : Puzzles in Nineteenth-Century Fiction Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER IN A BRAND NEW EDITION'Enchanting...the most engagingly boffiny book imaginable.' Spectator Does Becky kill Jos at the end of Vanity Fair?

Why does no one notice that Hetty is pregnant in Adam Bede?

How, exactly, does Victor Frankenstein make his monster? Readers of Victorian fiction often find themselves tripping up on seeming anomalies, enigmas and mysteries in their favourite novels.

In Is Heathcliff a Murderer? John Sutherland investigates 34 conundrums of nineteenth-century fiction, paying homage to the most rewarding of critical activities: close reading and the pleasures of good-natured pedantry


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