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The Picturegoers
Author: David Lodge

ISBN: 9781784702694
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 2 May 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.0
The first novel from one of Britain's best loved writers.

Mark, the cynical intellectual, who seeks sensuality in the body of an ex-novice and finds spirituality; Clare, his girlfriend, who loses faith and discovers passion; Father Kipling, the scandalized priest; Harry, the sexually frustrated Teddy boy -- just some among the crowd who make their Saturday-night pilgrimage to the peeling suburban Mecca of the Palladium, Brickley, and who touch and shape each other's destinies. In his astutely observed first novel, David Lodge ushers in a vivid cast of characters, who play out the harsh and sometimes humorous realities of city life against a flickering backcloth of celluloid fantasies.

About the Author

David Lodge's novels include Changing Places (Hawthornden Prize), How Far Can You Go? (Whitbread Book of the Year), Small World ( Booker shortlisted), Nice Work (Sunday Express Book of the Year) and A Man of Parts. He has also written books of literary criticism, including The Art of Fiction...

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