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Backing into the Limelight: The Biography of Alan Bennett
     

Backing into the Limelight: The Biography of Alan Bennett

by Alexander Games
 

Alan Bennett is one of Britain's most successful and popular living writers. He is also one of the last survivors of a generation of rule-breakers and radicals that first found its voice with "Beyond the Fringe" in 1961. Since then, he has gone on to huge success with his plays (Kafka's Dick, An Englishman Abroad), films (A Private Function, Prick Up Your

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Alan Bennett is one of Britain's most successful and popular living writers. He is also one of the last survivors of a generation of rule-breakers and radicals that first found its voice with "Beyond the Fringe" in 1961. Since then, he has gone on to huge success with his plays (Kafka's Dick, An Englishman Abroad), films (A Private Function, Prick Up Your Ears, The Madness of King George), monologues (Talking Heads) and diaries (Writing Home, The Lady in the Van). In Backing into the Limelight, Alex Games examines the life of this intriguing, private man and sheds new light on his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747266617
Publisher:
Headline Book Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 2.30(d)

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