Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Tennyson and Edison” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Tennyson and Edison
David Pownall
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Tennyson and Edison

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  1 review
Alfred Lord Tennyson (RICHARD JOHNSON) spent half a century mourning his college pal Arthur Hallam. And laboured for decades on an epic poetic tribute to him. So, in DAVID POWNALL's wry comedy, when inventor and businessman Thomas Edison (TOBY STEPHENS) - a very different kind of genius - asks Tennyson for a short poem to promote his new phonograph, there can only be one c ...more
Published June 3rd 2012 by BBC Audiobooks Ltd
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Tennyson and Edison, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Tennyson and Edison

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2 of 2)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Jun 06, 2012 Laura rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Bettie, Carey
From BBC Radio 3:
David Pownell's play about a deal between Thomas Edison and Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
David Pownall is an award winning British novelist and playwright. He has had over eighty radio plays broadcast on the BBC and worldwide, and his work for stage has been produced in many countries throughout the world.During his extensive career, David has written in a number of different mediums including thirteen novels.

He was born in Liverpool in l938 and educated at Lord Wandsworth College and
More about David Pownall...

Share This Book