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by Nigel Richardson

Author: Nigel Richardson
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Gollancz (March 1, 1998)
Pages: 221 pages
Category: Travels
Rating: 4.2
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Brighton, the "antithesis of England" as Nigel Richardson describes it towards the beginning of his lyric to a unique town, Breakfast in Brighton: Adventures . A hugely entertaining portrait of one of Britain's coolest towns. See all Product description.

Brighton, the "antithesis of England" as Nigel Richardson describes it towards the beginning of his lyric to a unique town, Breakfast in Brighton: Adventures on the Edge of Britain. On the edge of England, makes much of his sea- front garret in a Regency square, café and pub life by the sea-but also Brighton as a place to live "on the edge": Richardson's Brighton is as much a state of mind as a geographical space, a refuge from the banality of everyday life.

Breakfast in Brighton book. Inspired by Brighton as a state of mind as much as a place, Nigel Richardson returns after a gap of 20 years to capture its spirit. The narrative is woven from strands of memoir, travelogue, reportage, and fiction, and touches on actors and fantasists, drunkards, writers, chancers, and maniacs who haunt its sloping streets.

Inspired by Brighton as a state of mind as much as a place, Nigel Richardson returns after a gap of 20 years to capture its spirit

Inspired by Brighton as a state of mind as much as a place, Nigel Richardson returns after a gap of 20 years to capture its spirit.

Inspired by Brighton as a state of mind as much as a place, Nigel Richardson returns after a gap of 20 years to capture its spirit. brighton the place to be and the places to be. Published by Thriftbooks.

Great Britain Introduction. The following is one of a series of anecdotes about real characters in the English seaside town of Brighton told by journalist Nigel Richardson in his Breakfast in Brighton: Adventures on the Edge of England (London, 1998) pp. 126-137. Paederasty - Jeremy Bentham. About the time the Blue Gardenia murder would have happened, had it happened - that is, in the late fifties or early sixties - in the small market town of Hassocks, some ten miles north of Brighton, a young boy was spending his last few pennies on a cup of tea at the end of a long hot summer's afternoon.

Then, so Nigel Richardson avers, "we English inhabited a tea-bag coloured world", suspicious of brightness and light . That was exotic, endlessly sexy Brighton

Then, so Nigel Richardson avers, "we English inhabited a tea-bag coloured world", suspicious of brightness and light, censorious, hypocritical, a nation - or part of a nation - of dull and dismal dogs. By contrast, Brighton - in an interpretation based partly on his own feelings, but also on a painting of the period - "was light, a parrot, turrets and domes, ocean, horizon, escape. That was exotic, endlessly sexy Brighton. Even today, Brighton still emerges as a beacon of visual freedom, of sunshine, colour, air and sea, with "Turner's light and Canaletto's colours".

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In his book Breakfast in Brighton, Nigel Richardson posits our very own Sodom-on-Sea as 'the antithesis of. .Do the English really need all this encouragement just to get laid? Apparently a brisk walk on the prom is no longer enough to get our jaded juices flowing.

In his book Breakfast in Brighton, Nigel Richardson posits our very own Sodom-on-Sea as 'the antithesis of England', but Brighton couldn't exist anywhere else. In its heyday, Brighton may have been the genius loci of sexual, sartorial and culinary excess, but there remains something peculiarly British about its ritualisation of the forbidden. Yet lap-dancing lessons and beds fitted with 'shackles for sexy shenanigans' have taken the poetry out of Brighton.

Inspired by Brighton as a state of mind as much as a place, Nigel Richardson returns after a gap of 20 years to capture its spirit. The narrative is woven from strands of memoir, travelogue, reportage, and fiction, and touches on actors and fantasists, drunkards, writers, chancers, and maniacs who haunt its sloping streets.