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Who the Hell Is Pansy OHara? The Captivating Stories Behind Fifty Of The Greatest Authors And Their Most Famous Literary Creations Before Who The Hell Is Pansy O Hara , There Had Never Been A Single Volume That Explored The Backstories Of So Many Of The Greatest Books In The English Language A Work Sure To Captivate All Lovers Of Language And Literature, It Reveals In Short, Pithy Chapters, The Live


10 thoughts on “Who the Hell Is Pansy OHara?

  1. says:

    This book takes fifty of the world s best known and most widely read books and gives a short biography of the author and their life for each book It is quite interesting, but I ve always had this thing about judging a book as a book rather than as some sort of document whose context must always be taken into account For this reason I often have difficulty appreciating books that were written a long time ago because I have difficulty empathising with the authors.This is something I am working o This book takes fifty of the world s best ...


  2. says:

    The worst written book I have read in the past year is subtitled The Fascinating Stories behind 50 of the World s Best Loved Books The subtitle is misleading Who the Hell is Pansy O Hara by Jenny Bond and Chris Sheedy is a dull compilation of biographies, mostly of the writers of school set books but also Dr Seuss, A A Milne, J K Rowling and Dan Brown.The biographies contain much the same information you would find in Wikipedia basic names, dates and events The thumbnail sketches are genera The worst written book I have read in the past year is subtitled The Fascinating Stories behind 50 of the World s Best Loved Books The subtitle is misleading Who the Hell is Pansy O Hara by Jenny Bond and Chris Sheedy is a dull compilation of biographies, mostly of the wr...


  3. says:

    The captivating stories behind fifty of the greatest authors and their most famous literary creations Seriously Captivating Either they changed the meaning of the word captivating and I am unaware of this change or something is seriously wrong with the person who came up with this tagline Captivatingmy foot.I had to drag myself through this book I so badly wanted to stop it after getting through the first couple of chapters But my inner voice promised me that this book can t get any The captivating stories behind fifty of the greatest authors and their most famous literary creations Seriously Captivating Either they changed the meaning of the word captivating and I am unaware of this change or something is seriously wrong with the person who came up with this tagline Captivatingmy foot.I had to ...


  4. says:

    Interesting facts, but a little limited in scope For a book that claims to be about the world s best loved books the world seems to consist mostly of Eupoe, and North America.


  5. says:

    This nonfiction book should have been a good resource for English teachers like me, since it traces the stories of 50 of the world s best loved books Though it includes the stories of how such classics as Pride and Prejudiceand Jane Eyrecame to be, it also includes the stories of such trashics as Valley of the DollsThe part that eliminates the book from its place on school shelves, however, isn t the books it treats, but one of the small quotes from the relevant books at th...


  6. says:

    This was a fun and enjoyable book to read I not only love books, but I also love books about books Who The Hell is Pansy O Hara is a gem with strange and unusual facts about authors and the stories behind their novels For example, which was taller, Margaret Mitchell or her typed manuscript of Gone with the Wind Answer the manuscript Oh, and Mitchell s orginal name for Scarlet was Pansy what in the world was she thinking on that This is the type of book I tend to pick up when I m in betw This wa...


  7. says:

    This book read mainly like a series of Wikipedia entries, and judging by the title, I thought it would also beinteresting Out of many of the books listed, I didn t really agree that they should have been considered some of the world s best loved books, and the authors I did care the most about Stephen King, J.K Rowling, Dr Se...


  8. says:

    All I want to be is the Jane Austen of south Alabama Harper LeeGreat title, good book I never knew that John le Carr s dad was a con man or that Mario Puzo wrote The Godfather to pay off hospital bills from a gallbladder operation.This book kept me entertained...


  9. says:

    Not a lot of new information and no new insights about inspirations for characters.


  10. says:

    Set within a framework of mini bios for the selected authors, with the focus on what is considered their major work Easily digestible to read But if you re a literary buff, there s not much new to lea...


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