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Streets Ahead - Life After City Lights -Keith Waterhouse

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Continuing the first volume of his memoirs in "City Lights", Keith Waterhouse records his arrival in Fleet Street in the early 1950s. He evokes an almost Dickensian world of clanking printing works, but one in which he sensed profound social change was soon to manifest itself in an explosion of New Wave books, plays and films like "Lucky Jim", "Look Back in Anger" and his own "Billy Liar". Reliving the excitement of its success, his partnership with Willis Hall, writing for the theatre, screen and television, and their sojourn in Hollywood, Waterhouse creates an impression of an eventful and exhausting era.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and top corners bumped. Dust jacket in very good condition. Bottom of spine and corners bumped. Some creasing at top of front cover in addition to a large crease at the bottom, close to spine.

Item details

Author(s):
Waterhouse, Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340632674
ISBN-13:
9780340632673
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Streets Ahead - Life After City Lights

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Continuing the first volume of his memoirs in "City Lights", Keith Waterhouse records his arrival in Fleet Street in the early 1950s. He evokes an almost Dickensian world of clanking printing works, but one in which he sensed profound social change was soon to manifest itself in an explosion of New Wave books, plays and films like "Lucky Jim", "Look Back in Anger" and his own "Billy Liar". Reliving the excitement of its success, his partnership with Willis Hall, writing for the theatre, screen and television, and their sojourn in Hollywood, Waterhouse creates an impression of an eventful and exhausting era.

Hardback book in very good condition. Bottom of spine and top corners bumped. Dust jacket in very good condition. Bottom of spine and corners bumped. Some creasing at top of front cover in addition to a large crease at the bottom, close to spine.

Author(s):
Waterhouse, Keith
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition 1995
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340632674
ISBN-13:
9780340632673
Number of pages:
247
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Streets Ahead - Life After City Lights

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