Book List in Order:10 titles

  • "It deserves its success. It is very far from being a mere frivolous bestseller." - Anthony Burgess, Observer "Alive from the first moment to the last." - Listener "John Braine has brilliantly repeated the success of his first novel." - Arthur Cald...


  • "A valid and important human situation . . . The book is vivid with the characteristic Braine sights and smells." - Kenneth Allsop, "Daily Mail" "Triumphantly underlines the point that "Room at the Top" was no flash-in-the-pan. He alone, of the gene...


  • At 30, Vincent Dungarvan is a virgin. He is a virile man, haunted by deep religious feeling, yet tortured by wild visions of the flesh. Then he meets lovely, blackhaired Laura Heycliff and “the reader is aware that something must give....



  • THE CRYING GAME is a satirical parable from the author of ROOM AT THE TOP. Frank Batcombe, a conservative North County journalist newly arrived in London, works as a reporter for a national newspaper. A chance encounter changes his life.His stylish c...



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    The Angry Young Men movement, featuring such stars as Kingsley Amis, is perfectly illustrated through the iconic figure of Joe Lampton. The ruthlessly ambitious Joe Lampton rises swiftly from the petty bureaucracy of local government into the unfam...


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