Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Five best examples of how to structure a novel

Invited by Powells.com to "[r]ecommend five or more books on a single subject of personal interest or expertise," Dave Boling came up with:
Five books that I think provide the best and simplest examples of how to structure a novel.

The Long Valley by Steinbeck

The Centaur by Updike

The Red Badge of Courage by Crane

The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway

The Fires of Spring by Michener
Read the interview from which this list is drawn.

Learn more about Boling's novel, Guernica.

--Marshal Zeringue