Cars sometimes represent flight, freedom. It can also be a symbol of a character’s status… Whatever its role, the car is a key element in 20th-century literature. Can you think of any novels in which cars play an important role?
Road movies are a separate genre of films. But cinema is not the only artistic discipline that has taken inspiration from highways.
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What does the Spanish term ‘coche’ have to do with the English ‘coach’? A lot more than you might imagine…