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Novels of Beryl Bainbridge Volume One An Awfully Big Adventure, the Birthday Boys, and Master Georgie

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ISBN-10: 1504052404

ISBN-13: 9781504052405

Edition: N/A

Authors: Beryl Bainbridge

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Three unforgettable novels from the "subversive and ever-mischievous imagination" of a celebrated British author and five-time Man Booker Prize nominee (The New York Times).   With crisp prose and sardonic wit, Dame Beryl Bainbridge established a unique position for herself in the landscape of modern British literature. In the three novels collected here, Bainbridge explores disasters both epic and intimate, drawing inspiration from historical figures as well as her own life experiences to produce tightly woven tales that are at once ironic and honest, subtle and surprising.   An Awfully Big Adventure: In postwar Liverpool, a teenage girl joins a local theater troupe and discovers the…    
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List price: $31.99
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Publication date: 4/3/2018
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 550
Language: English

Beryl Bainbridge was born on November 21, 1934, in Liverpool, England. She became an actress at a young age and worked in English repertory theatres and on the radio. Her work contains dark, somber subject matter, deftly mixed with humor. Her writing acts as an outlet for her childhood frustrations, and frequently deals with family relations. In her novels, she recalls memories of disappointment and of a bad-tempered, brooding father. During her lifetime, she wrote 18 novels including A Weekend with Claude, Another Part of the Wood, The Bottle Factory Outing, The Birthday Boys, According to Queeney, and Young Adolf. She adapted many of her novels, such as An Awfully Big Adventure, Sweet…