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by Beryl Bainbridge

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ISBN:
0070032645
Author:
Beryl Bainbridge
Language:
English
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill (May 1, 1988)
Pages:
362 pages
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Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge DBE was an English writer from Liverpool. She was primarily known for her works of psychological fiction, often set among the English working classes.

Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge DBE was an English writer from Liverpool. Bainbridge won the Whitbread Award twice and was nominated for the Booker Prize five times. In 2008, The Times newspaper named Bainbridge among their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Books by Beryl Bainbridge.

In "Mum and Mr. Armitage," gaily madcap Mum is the pathetic object of misplaced revenge. Each of these wonderfully spare and original stories, by the prolific, talented author of Watson's Apology ( LJ 9/15/85) is a masterpiece. Ronald L. Coombs, SUNY Downstate Medical Ctr. Two doltish married couples are hilariously victimized in "People for Lunch. In "Bread and Butter Smith," an exasperated husband inadvertently gets rid of his wife and her boring, ubiquitous paramour. Li. Brooklyn, .

Beryl Bainbridge was born in Liverpool and brought up in nearby Formby. Bainbridge was the patron of the People's Book Prize. Mum and Mr Armitage (1985). Collected Stories (1994). Her parents were Richard Bainbridge and Winifred Baines. Although she gave her date of birth in Who's Who and elsewhere as 21 November 1934, she was born in 1932 and her birth was registered in the first quarter of 1933  . Bainbridge was still working on The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress at the time of her death.

Ms. Beryl Bainbridge not only is a wonderful novelist, she also has shown she possesses a brilliant touch with short stories in her collection, "Mum And Mr. Armitage".

Forever England: North and South. Ms. The book is a collection of 12 short stories that are all wonderful studies of Human Nature that are often unsettling either due to what they reveal at their conclusion, or to the degree they let the reader fill in the final details and discomfort.

Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Women in fox furs, not-quite travelling salesmen, the twilight zone of genteel hotels and lodging houses - these newly reissued short stories are quintessential Bainbridge territory. Blazing with her irreplaceable talent, Mum and Mr Armitage takes us on a journey through a unique fictional terrain; from a country house in Sussex to a script-writing course on a cruise liner.

For Charlie and Bertie Russell. From Mum and Mr Armitage. He never addressed her as anything else than Mum, and the others followed suit because Mr Armitage was such a card. You could bowl people down with a feather, people who weren’t in the know, when they heard him calling her Mum, because he looked old enough to be her father. Really, it was comical.

Below you'll find a Beryl Bainbridge books list, including published and even unpublished works. Watson's apology Beryl Bainbridge. Collected stories Beryl Bainbridge. Mum and Mr. Armitage Beryl Bainbridge. 23. An Awfully Big Adventure Beryl Bainbridge. Any type of book or journal citing Beryl Bainbridge as a writer. 2. Master Georgie Beryl Bainbridge. 3. According to Queeney Beryl Bainbridge. 4. Winter garden Beryl Bainbridge. 5. Young Adolf Beryl Bainbridge. 9. The Birthday Boys Beryl Bainbridge.

Watson's apology, Beryl Bainbridge. Find in other libraries. Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.

Bainbridge, Beryl 1934–(Beryl Margaret Bainbridge) PERSONAL: Born November 21, 1934, in Liverpool, England . Watson's Apology Mum and Mr. Armitage, and Other Stories, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1988.

Bainbridge, Beryl 1934–(Beryl Margaret Bainbridge) PERSONAL: Born November 21, 1934, in Liverpool, England; daughter of Richard (a salesperson) and Winifred (Baines) Bainbridge; married Austin Davies (an artist), April 24, 1954 (divorced, 1959); children: Aaron Paul, Johanna Harriet, Ruth Emmanuella. Education: Attended Merchant Taylor's School and Arts Educational Schools, Ltd. Politics: Socialist. An Awfully Big Adventure (novel; also see below), Duckworth (London, England), 1989, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1991.

Tells the stories of a Victorian minister who murdered his wife, a popular widow, dangerous wishes, cricket, parents, and quiet people