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Grendel
by John Gardner
The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic Beowulf, tells his own side of the story in this frequently banned book. This  classic and much lauded retelling of Beowulf follows the monster Grendel as he learns about humans and fights the war at the center of the Anglo Saxon classic...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Fantasy
John Gardner on Writing: On Becoming a Novelist, On Writers & Writing, and On Moral Fiction
by John Gardner
A special three-in-one edition of celebrated author John Gardner’s explorations of modern fiction: On Becoming a Novelist, On Writers & Writing, and On Moral FictionIn On Becoming a Novelist, John Gardner advises the aspiring fiction author on such topics as the value of creative writing workshops, the developmental stages of...
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The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers
by John Gardner
This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.   John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
Mickelsson's Ghosts
by John Gardner
 Gardner’s final novel: a delicate tapestry of literary genres that create a wonderfully mysterious and ambitious narrative    As Peter Mickelsson’s brilliant career as a professor at Brown University winds down, he suffers from alcoholism and is on the brink of divorce. Seeking a new start, Mickelsson moves to an old farmhouse...
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October Light
by John Gardner
  John Gardner’s New York Times bestselling, National Book Critics Circle Award–winning metafictional novel centering on the tumultuous relationship of two elderly siblings   James is a cantankerous and conservative seventy-two-year-old who has spent his life caring for the animals on his farm. His widowed older...
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Nickel Mountain
by John Gardner
New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Finalist: In an upstate New York town, a man tries to save a teenage girl—and his own soul. Henry Soames runs a diner in an eccentric rural community in the Catskills. He is anxious and overweight, and at age forty-two, suffers from poor health. When Callie Wells, Soames’s...
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On Moral Fiction
by John Gardner
John Gardner’s acclaimed search for the lost morality in art and literature Novelist John Gardner’s thesis in On Moral Fiction is simple: “True art is by its nature moral.” It is also an audacious statement, as Gardner asserts an inherent value in life and in art. Since the book’s first publication, the passion behind...
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Air Apparent (Boysie Oakes Thriller Book 7)
by John Gardner
Boysie Oakes, ex anguished agent, ex defective private eye, and greying horrifically at the temples, is facing the wilderness of middle-age supported only by the Welfare State.At long last Boysie Oakes has reached seedy maturity - and he plans to grow old quietly without any more dangerous missions. Until, like an evil genie, up pops his...
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The Sunlight Dialogues
by John Gardner
  John Gardner’s sweeping portrait of the collision of opposing philosophical perspectives in 1960s America, centering on the appearance of a mysterious stranger in a small upstate New York town   One summer day, a countercultural drifter known only as the Sunlight Man appears in Batavia, New York. Jailed for painting the...
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The Life & Times of Chaucer
by John Gardner
The pinnacle of Gardner’s medieval scholarship: a fascinating re-creation of the world of one of history’s greatest writers In this exquisite biography, John Gardner brings to life Geoffrey Chaucer, illuminating his writings and their inspiration like never before. Through exhaustive research and expert storytelling, Gardner takes...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Stillness & Shadows
by John Gardner
Gardner’s relentlessly honest and moving portrayal of a broken marriage, and his ambitious unfinished masterpiece—a metafictional mystery centering around one man’s struggle to recover his lost identity—together in one accomplished volumeStillness:Martin and Joan Orrick—distant cousins who have known each other since early...
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