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The Old School

£50.00

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'The fact remains that the public school boy's attitude to the working-class and to the not-quite-quite has altered very little since the war. He is taught to be fairly kind and polite, provided of course they return the compliment, but their lives and needs remain as remote to him as those of another species' - W.H. Auden.

In this collection of essays, authors from Graham Greene to W.H. Auden, Elizabeth Bowen and Antonia White consider the public school system as it was at the beginning of the 20th century.

This copy is the second imprint of the first edition, and is in very good condition throughout, with only very faint yellow spots on some of the pages and slight scratches to the boards from general shelf wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Greene, Graham; various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14x20.5cm
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Old School

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'The fact remains that the public school boy's attitude to the working-class and to the not-quite-quite has altered very little since the war. He is taught to be fairly kind and polite, provided of course they return the compliment, but their lives and needs remain as remote to him as those of another species' - W.H. Auden.

In this collection of essays, authors from Graham Greene to W.H. Auden, Elizabeth Bowen and Antonia White consider the public school system as it was at the beginning of the 20th century.

This copy is the second imprint of the first edition, and is in very good condition throughout, with only very faint yellow spots on some of the pages and slight scratches to the boards from general shelf wear.

Author(s):
Greene, Graham; various
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14x20.5cm
Edition:
1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Old School

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