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Alms For Oblivion Vol III (Alms for Oblivion)
by Simon Raven
ALMS FOR OBLIVION is a series of ten novels, all telling separate stories but at the same time linked together by the characters they have in common: solidiers and dons, men of business, politician and writers. Full of hearty rancour, they form a scathing chronicle of the upper echelons of postwar English society.
Paperback, 528 pages
Published November 4th 1999 by Vintage
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Simon Arthur Noël Raven (28 December 1927 – 12 May 2001) was an English novelist, essayist, dramatist and raconteur who, in a writing career of forty years, caused controversy, amusement and offence. His obituary in The Guardian noted that, "he combined elements of Flashman, Waugh's Captain Grimes and the Earl of Rochester", and that he reminded Noel Annan, his Cambridge tutor, of the young Guy Bu ...moreMore about Simon Raven...
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