As of 2014, best-selling author James Patterson has written or co-written over 100 books. He is well-known for the popular "Alex Cross" series, as well as the "Women's Murder Club" series.
As of 2014, a list of all of James Patterson's books in order of publication is:
Born on March 22, 1947, Patterson started writing full-time in 1996 after retiring from a career in advertising. As of 2014, Patterson has sold more than 300 million books, and he holds the record for most New York Times-bestselling hardcover fiction books by a single author.Learn More
"A Kind of Murder," by Hugh Pentecost, is a short story that appeared in "Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine" in August 1962. The story is autobiographical and is based on the author's experiences during his youth when he attended Morgan Military Academy.Full Answer >
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The island in Yann Martel's novel, "The Life of Pi," is meant to symbolize Pi's despair. Piscine Molitor Patel, or Pi, is the story's protagonist and narrator who tells the story of spending 7 months lost at sea as a young boy. Pi expresses a fear that the island would have eaten away at his soul and deadened his spirit if he had remained there.Full Answer >
There are several different kinds of symbols in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel "The Hobbit," many of which appear to reference elements of Norse mythology, the Christian Bible and the wars of 20th-century Europe. "The Hobbit," set in the fantasy realm known as Middle Earth, features objects, creatures and locations that are often interpreted as symbols, although the author denied using symbols or allegories intentionally.Full Answer >