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A Bit of the Map : And other Stories

wilson, angus

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ISBN 10: 0670169919 / ISBN 13: 9780670169917
Published by Viking Adult
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Title: A Bit of the Map : And other Stories

Publisher: Viking Adult

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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It was a decade of rubber plants, Espresso bars and skiffle, of Suez, Teddy boys and Angry Young men, these eight short stories reflect the preoccupations and secrets of the 'respectable' middle class of the fifties.

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One of Britain's most distinguished novelists Sir Angus Wilson was born in 1913. Educated at Westminster and Merton College, Oxford he joined the British Museum as a cataloguer before being called for service in 1941. His literary career began with a collection of short-stories published in 1949. These were followed by other short-story collections, novels and plays. Co-founder with Malcolm Bradbury of the MA programme in creative writing at the University of East Anglia, Wilson was appointed professor in 1967. Chair of many literary panels, including the Booker prize, and campaigner for homosexual equality he was knighted in 1980. He died in 1991.

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