75th out of 156 books — 51 voters
Who Do You Think You Are?: Stories and Parodies
A collection of short stories, centred around academics, psychiatrists and media figures. Accompanying them are nine of Bradbury's playful parodies - among them the fifth volume of Durrell's "Alexandria Quartet" and an entire novel from Muriel Spark.
Published December 1st 1994 by Penguin Books
(first published January 1st 1987)
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Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury CBE was an English author and academic. He is best known to a wider public as a novelist. Although he is often compared with David Lodge, his friend and a contemporary as a British exponent of the campus novel genre, Bradbury's books are consistently darker in mood and less playful both in style and language. His best known novel The History Man, published in 1975, is...moreMore about Malcolm Bradbury...