Literary Wonderlands

A Journey through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

‘A beautiful, enchanting book” – New York Times

“Lovingly researched and beautifully produced, this captivating book explores literature’s greatest fictional worlds and the authors who created them. Comprised of nearly 100 sections, the book delves into the plot of seminal works and lesser-known curiosities. The perfect gift for a true fiction enthusiast”Waterstones

“Have you ever read the description of a book and just been so stunned and awed? The idea of this book just screamed “READ ME” when I looked over the description and saw the eye-catching artwork on the cover…This is the sort of book that you look at the index and mutter “wow” or “oh I wonder what that one says?” then hurriedly flick to the specified pages to soak up the details.”The Quiet Knitter

• A captivating guide to almost 100 imaginary realms from the world’s finest literary works – the ultimate experience for any book lover enthralled by the transportive powers of fiction

• International in breadth and scope, covering genres from mythology to 21st century epics, literary allegory to pulp fiction

• Beautifully illustrated throughout with the chosen texts’ original artworks, film and television interpretations, archive material, and sketches and manuscripts by the authors themselves


Publication date: 26/10/2017
ISBN: 9781911130345
RRP: £25.00
Format: Hardback
Illustrations: 300 four colour illustrations throughout
Extent: 320 pages
Dimensions: 234 x 171 mm / 6.75 x 9.25 in
Genre: Creativity, Culture