A Reader's Delight

Noel Perrin

One of America’s finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.

Paper: $21.95
ISBN-13: 9780874514322
Pages: 220 | Size: 5 in. x 8 in.
Date Published: March 1, 1988


  • As benefits a book about delight, this collection is a joy to read.

    New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Noel Perrin

Noel Perrin has taught English at Dartmouth College since 1959, while learning and writing about the ways of rural New England from his home in Thetford Center, Vermont. Among his books are A Noel Perrin Sampler (1991), A Reader’s Delight (1988), and First Person Rural (1978) and its three sequels.

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