A Better Class of Person: An Autobiography, 1929-1956

A Better Class of Person: An Autobiography, 1929-1956

by John Osborne
     
 
John Osborne's first volume of autobiography was acclaimed on its first publication as a contemporary classic. It is now reissued as a Faber paperback for the first time.

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John Osborne's first volume of autobiography was acclaimed on its first publication as a contemporary classic. It is now reissued as a Faber paperback for the first time.

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Library Journal - Library Journal
Osborne, whose name is nearly synon ymous with the ``angry young man'' of British post-World War II drama, wrote this script for British television. The period portrayed is that of the dra matist's school years, and England is at war. In an impressionistic style the in dividual scenes reveal the young boy often alone because of his father's pre carious health and the mother's need to work; the schoolboy experiencing the intense bombardment of England; the youth expelled from public school for striking the headmaster. Despite sever al poignant scenes, this script is not representative of Osborne's best work. Comphrehensive collections of Os borne would want this, but more selec tive collections would do better to ac quire his autobiography, A Better Class of Person . Theodore O. Wohlsen, Jr., Connecticut State Lib., Hartford

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525066347
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
11/06/1981
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
0.10(w) x 0.10(h) x 0.10(d)

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