Complete Works of Frank Norris (Delphi Classics)

by Frank Norris & Delphi Classics
$4.63
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Publisher: Delphi Classics

Series: Delphi Series Six

Publication Date: January 20, 2016

ISBN: 9781786560056

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Regarded as the first important naturalist writer of the United States, Frank Norris wrote modern masterpieces such as ‘McTeague’ and ‘The Octopus’, adopting a humanitarian ideal and utilising the novel as an agent for social betterment. Norris strove to free American fiction from the prevalent historical romance of his times, seeking instead more serious themes, while presenting an authentic and highly readable picture of life in turn of the century California. For the first time in digital publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Norris’ complete works, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and a treasure trove of Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Norris’ life and works
* Original introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 7 novels, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Rare short stories from ‘The Wave’ and other periodicals, appearing in digital print for the first time
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Features the rare verse saga YVERNELLE available in no other collection
* Includes Norris’ non-fiction - spend hours exploring the author’s varied articles and sketches
* Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Norris’ works
* Features a bonus biography by the author’s brother - discover Norris’ literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
MORAN OF THE “LADY LETTY”
MCTEAGUE
BLIX
A MAN’S WOMAN
THE OCTOPUS: A STORY OF ...