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by Alan Sillitoe

Author: Alan Sillitoe
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Charnwood (Large Print); Large Print Ed edition (August 1, 1999)
Pages: 384 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.5
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His bald pate turned pallid as she spread a map over the library table

His bald pate turned pallid as she spread a map over the library table. We’re in the Association, and they’ll take any trouble off our shoulders. We’ll get the magic triptych fixed up, so there’ll be nothing to pay on the motor at the customs. A leather satchel bulged with maps and documents, a phrase book with Baedekers and Michelins in the glove box. Maud and her sisters stood on the top deck, and sang most of the way across the Channel, while their father was silent with anxiety and scepticism.

N. He slid the book back. It reads as good as any novel I’ve taken out of the library lately. Go over it once more, then send it to London

N. Go over it once more, then send it to London. With a bit of luck you may shake ’em rigid!’ A pale evening sun made the walls of the newspaper offices glow red, the muted noise of machinery sounding from inside. He was glad to get out of the airless library, after copying publishers’ addresses into his notebook.

Then a book about escaped prisoners of war falls into his lap, and Herbert begins to daydream about running away. From the bestselling author of The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, The Broken Chariot explores work, class, life, and love in postwar England

Then a book about escaped prisoners of war falls into his lap, and Herbert begins to daydream about running away. There, Herbert discards his upper-class accent and reinvents himself as Bert Gedling -a working-class lathe man, a drinker, a womanizer, and eventually a soldier. From the bestselling author of The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, The Broken Chariot explores work, class, life, and love in postwar England. Fiction Coming of Age Psychological. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

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Alan Sillitoe (4 March 1928 – 25 April 2010) was an English writer and one of the so-called "angry young men" of the 1950s. He disliked the label, as did most of the other writers to whom it was applied. He is best known for his debut novel Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and his early short story The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, both of which were adapted into films.

Work, you bastards, work!’ he made Bert shout his nose

Work, you bastards, work!’ he made Bert shout his nose. He passed through the area to reach his favourite strolling ground by the sluggish but insidious Trent, under towers of humming transmission lines, where surveyors were checking levels and mapping the alluvium to make roads and lay out factories.

Alan Sillitoe was born in 1928 and left school at fourteen to work in various factories before becoming an air traffic control assistant with the Ministry of Aircraft Production in 1945

Alan Sillitoe was born in 1928 and left school at fourteen to work in various factories before becoming an air traffic control assistant with the Ministry of Aircraft Production in 1945. He began writing after four years in the RAF. His novels Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner are both classics.

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The Broken Chariot book. Sillitoe is one of the great underrated British novelists of the Twentieth Century. A superb creation of love, life and class in the post-war world  . He seems to have fallen out of vogue somewhat but did make a splash with "the Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" and "Saturday Night, Sunday Morning.