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An Unmentionable Man

An Unmentionable Man( )
Author: Upward, Edward
Introduction by: Kermode, Frank
Publication Date:Sep 1994
Publisher:Enitharmon Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

These new stories give strong support to the claim that their author is "one of the very few left-wing imaginative writers of literary ability who have not betrayed their principles"... Reflecting on his achievements in a very long career, one cannot help thinking that Upward presents in his work a reliable record of an extraordinary period of history. His unique blending of the past, in art as well as in politics, still has lessons for the future. We should be grateful that a devoted...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8.5 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.33 Pounds
Author Biography
Upward, Edward (Author)
Author Edward Upward was born in Romford, England on September 9, 1903. He met Christopher Isherwood at the Repton School and their friendship grew as they went on to study at Cambridge University. Together they created the imaginary village of Mortmere. He wrote numerous books including The Railway Accident, Journey to the Border, and A Renegade in Springtime. He joined the Communist Party in 1932, but left the British Communist Party in 1948 because he and his wife felt it had become soft. He died on February 13, 2009 at the age of 105.


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