Roy  Lewis





Roy Lewis

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in Felixstowe, The United Kingdom
November 06, 1913

died
January 01, 1996

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The majority of the books that Lewis wrote or edited, often jointly, were nonfiction and closely related to his journalism. However, he is best known for his 1960 novel The Evolution Man, which went through six editions under a number of titles. This comic novel purports to be a first-hand account by the son of the first man to discover fire. To prevent further 'advances', the family takes matters in hand, leading to a conclusion given away by the book's eventual subtitle, 'how I ate my father'. Continuing authorship into old age, Lewis published a second novel in 1990, the same year that a play of his on William Shakespeare was performed in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe[1], followed by a novella
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The Evolution Man: Or, How ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 1,542 ratings — published 1960 — 31 editions
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La vera storia dell'ultimo ...
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3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
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Enoch Powell: Principle in ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1979
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Una passeggiata con Mr Glad...
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Edward: Wie ich zum Mensche...
2.5 of 5 stars 2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1960
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Stafford Past: An Illustrat...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1997
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Dispersion in Estuaries and...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1997
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Dawns Angau
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1981
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Painting Africa White;The H...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1971
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Cock of the Walk
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1995
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