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COLLECTED STORIES SILLITOE By Alan Sillitoe

COLLECTED STORIES SILLITOE by Alan Sillitoe

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Renowned for the themes of class and authority that run throughout his fiction, this collection of fiction by Alan Sillitoe contains his greatest short stories, including his early classic "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner".

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COLLECTED STORIES SILLITOE by Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe is without doubt one of the most distinguished writers of the twentieth century, renowned for the themes of class and authority that run throughout his fiction. This impressive collection contains his greatest short stories, including his early classic, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. This volume, which includes previsouly unpublished stories, demonstrates the potency and timelessness of Sillitoe's work. He has been widely critically acclaimed:

COLLECTED STORIES SILLITOE Reviews

"- 'There are few writers who can rival Sillitoe when it comes to the business of noticing things.' Literary Review - 'Every story (and there is not one dud) has the exhilaration of revolutionary writing.' Sunday Times - 'Sillitoe has written a stunner... miles nearer the real thing than D H Lawrence's mystic, brooding workingmen ever came... Sillitoe has worked from life, from the people he knew.' Sunday Express

About Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe left school at fourteen to work in various factories until becoming an air traffic control assistant. He started writing after four years in the RAF, and lived for six years in France and Spain. In 1959 his novel The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner won the Hawthornden Prize for literature and it was later made into a film, along with Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. He has written nearly 50 works of fiction (his most recent novel was Birthday, the bestselling sequel to Saturday Night), an autobiography and poetry.

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GOR009175465
9781861056351
1861056354
COLLECTED STORIES SILLITOE by Alan Sillitoe
Used - Like New
Paperback
Pavilion Books
2003-09-01
640
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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