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With the publication of Saturday Night and Sunday Morning in 1958 and the subsequent arrival of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner a year later, Alan Sillitoe brought a poetic new voice to working-class England and quickly established himself as a standout in England’s embittered yet immensely talented “Angry Young Men” school of writers, which included Kingsley Am ...more
Paperback, 624 pages
Published December 30th 2004 by Carroll & Graf
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Love these stories - such sensitivity, such deep human understanding.
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His best work was on par with William Trevor. I wish more recognised it, and not just for that famous first collection.
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Alan Sillitoe was an English writer, one of the "Angry Young Men" of the 1950s (although he, in common with most of the other writers to whom the label was applied, had never welcomed it).
For more see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Sil...
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