A world of novel truths

August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/31/92-9/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p90
Presents a selection from Daniel J. Boorstin's new book, `The Creators,' discussing the fictional novels of Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) and Charles Dickens (1812-70). Topics each man wrote about; How each reacted to society's ills.


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