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The Seven Basic Plots

The Seven Basic Plots

Why We Tell Stories

by Christopher Booker

Publication Date: 01/02/2005

  $69.95
Booker proposes an entirely new thesis about the nature of storytelling. From the Epic of Gilgamesh to Jaws, Booker shows that there are a number of basic themes which continually reappear in the storytelling of mankind, shaping tales of very different kinds and from almost every age and culture.
ISBN:
9780826452092
9780826452092
Category:
Literature: history & criticism
Publication Date:
01-02-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group, Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
240.03x163.07x49.28mm
Weight:
1.26kg
Christopher Booker

Christopher Booker was a founding editor of Private Eye, to which he regularly contributed, and also wrote a longstanding column for the Sunday Telegraph.

His bestselling books include The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, The Real Global Warming Disaster, The Great Deception, The Mad Officials, Scared to Death and The Neophiliacs. Booker died in July 2019.

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