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Elements of Surprise

Our Mental Limits and the Satisfactions of Plot

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HARDCOVER

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674980204

Publication Date: 04/16/2018

Academic Trade

344 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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