Up in the north of England they are cost-cutting at the small provincial university where Henry Babbacombe, a writer, does some teaching. And in the great glass tower of Eldorado TV they are getting ready to cut and edit a major series that will outshine "Brideshead" and "The Jewel in the Crown".
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 1st 1988 by Penguin Books
(first published January 1st 1988)
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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...