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Forty Years On

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1969 reprint of 1969 first Faber & Faber edition; ex-Dulwich College library with nameplate stuck to fly title page but no other stamps. Plain card covers with unclipped illustrated jacket which has some discolouration to the white parts and minor shelf wear. Text is unmarked. Binding is tight. Alan Bennett's first West End play set in a British public school called Albion House which is putting on an end of term play in front of the parents, i.e. the audience. The play within the play is about the changes that had happened to the country following the end of the Great War in 1918 and the loss of innocence and a generation of young men. In a 1999 study of Bennett's work, Peter Wolfe writes that the author calls the piece "part play, part revue"; Wolfe describes it as "nostalgic and astringent, elegiac and unsettling".

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Early Bennett playscript
Author(s):
Bennett, Alan
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
78
Publisher:
Faber & Faber

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1969 reprint of 1969 first Faber & Faber edition; ex-Dulwich College library with nameplate stuck to fly title page but no other stamps. Plain card covers with unclipped illustrated jacket which has some discolouration to the white parts and minor shelf wear. Text is unmarked. Binding is tight. Alan Bennett's first West End play set in a British public school called Albion House which is putting on an end of term play in front of the parents, i.e. the audience. The play within the play is about the changes that had happened to the country following the end of the Great War in 1918 and the loss of innocence and a generation of young men. In a 1999 study of Bennett's work, Peter Wolfe writes that the author calls the piece "part play, part revue"; Wolfe describes it as "nostalgic and astringent, elegiac and unsettling".

Added value:
Early Bennett playscript
Author(s):
Bennett, Alan
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
78
Publisher:
Faber & Faber

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