By C. D. Rose
A darkly comedian, satirical reference e-book approximately writers who by no means made it into the literary canon
A sign occasion of literary scholarship, The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure compiles the biographies of history’s so much impressive instances of an entire loss of literary luck. As such, it's the world’s best authority at the subject.
Compiled in a single quantity by way of C. D. Rose, a well-educated individual universally said in components of britain because the world’s pre-eminent professional on inexpert writers, the ebook culls its info from misplaced or another way overlooked records scattered world wide, in addition to the occasional dustbin.
The dictionary quantities to a enormous accomplishment: the definitive appreciation of history’s least comprehensive writers. hence immortalized past deserving and rescued from richly deserved obscurity, the authors offered during this historical quantity include a who’s who of the talentless and deluded, their tales undying litanies of abject psychosis, misapplication, and delinquency.
It is, in brief, a treasure.
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Rose used to be born within the north of britain and studied in different of that country’s elite universities, together with the college of East Anglia, the place he went to do an M. A. in inventive writing, and aspect Hill collage, the place he's at paintings on a Ph. D. His study into nice misplaced literary works drew him directly to reside and paintings in different various international locations, together with Italy, France, Russia and the U.S., the place he loved a couple of encounters with curious authorial personalities. His learn pursuits haven't abated, and now, even though established in England, he maintains to go back and forth in an never-ending quest for that one elusive, ideal story. Andrew Gallix is the editor in leader of 3:AM journal. He writes fiction and feedback, and teaches on the Sorbonne. He divides his time among Scylla and Charybdis.