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Alan Sillitoe


Born
in Nottingham, The United Kingdom
March 04, 1928

Died
April 25, 2010

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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).
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“I'm me and nobody else; and whatever people think I am or say I am, that's what I'm not, because they don't know a bloody thing about me.”
Alan Sillitoe, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

“All I'm out for is a good time - all the rest is propaganda.”
Alan Sillitoe, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

“For it was Saturday night, the best and bingiest glad-time of the week, one of the fifty-two holidays in the slow-turning Big Wheel of the year, a violent preamble to a prostrate Sabbath. Piled up passions were exploded on Saturday night, and the effect of a week's monotonous graft in the factory was swilled out of your system in a burst of goodwill. You followed the motto of 'be drunk and be happy,' kept your crafty arms around female waists, and felt the beer going beneficially down into the elastic capacity of your guts.”
Alan Sillitoe, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

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