How To Be A Heroine
Publish date: January 2nd 2014
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Interesting look at a life through favourite books and what she learned from them over the years. One of the lessons to take from it though is that no matter what, everyone reads a book differently and no two people will have the same experiences or take the same lessons from any book, sometimes a ...
I received an ARC of this book from the publisher via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Joan Didion famously said that we tell ourselves stories in order to live. I would simply amend this to say that we also READ stories to find WAYS to live. Looking for ways to live in fictional lives...
Title How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I’ve Learned from Reading too Much Who wrote it: British playwright Samantha Ellis. Plot in a Box: How to Be a Heroine falls somewhere between literary criticism and memoir. Ellis teases apart what makes the Lizzy Bennets and Cathy Earnshaws of the wor...