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Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang

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Letters to Dead Authors
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1141828928

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In this epistolary work, Lang has presented spoof letters that he wrote to various deceased authors. While he generously praises them for their genius and manner of expression, he also addresses the shortcomings of some of these authors. His power of literary appreciation and beauty of expression are evident from this work.

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