Malcolm Bradbury




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 17 titles

  • General Fiction

    May-2007

    From unfinished novel to unsent letters, from prose to play, from Macclesfield to the New Year's Honours List, 'Liar's Landscape' is evidence of the late great author's versatility, wit and passion for the written word. When Sir Malcolm Bradbury died...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2001

    To the Hermitage tells two tales: a contemporary story of our narrator, a novelist, who has been invited to Stockholm and then to Russia to take part in what is enigmatically referred to as the Diderot Project, and one set two hundred years earlier i...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-2000

    In seven short stories Malcolm Bradbury takes a subtly ironic look at a variety of targets: American academics, provincial Britain, the aspirations of social workers, psychologists, the well-intentioned. . . In addition he delights us with an irrever...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-2000

    In his brilliant first novel Malcolm Bradbury tilts gaily at the liberal pose and extracts a mass of fun from the provincial university where the story is set. The denizens of the English Department leave us gasping. Here is sensitive Mr. Eborebelosa...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2000

    The History Man tells the story of Barbara and Howard Kirk, their very modern marriage and their equally radical politics. Set in the fictional world of Watermouth University, Bradbury brilliantly captures the complexities of academic life, from tedi...

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1996

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  • General Fiction

    May-1995

    An account of the development of the British novel in the 20th century, and a companion volume to the author's The Modern American Novel. The various main lines are laid out, and the book includes a detailed survey of post-war writing and the scene t...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-1995

    The Benedict Arnold University in America's Midwest perfectly fulfils all the criteria of an excellent academic institution: a bookstore well stocked with ring binders, good parking facilities and efficient air conditioning. Since the beginning of th...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    An updated study of American literary tradition traces the development of the American novel from James and Dreiser, through the works of Faulkner and Hemingway, to the emergence of Jewish- and African-American authors, and the work of avant-garde wr...

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1992

    Francis Jay, a Nineties person, streetwise but eco-friendly, smart but naive, makes a fool of himself at the Booker Prize ceremony and is determined to salvage his career as a journalist after the collapse of the Sunday newspaper that paid him. Jay e...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1989

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1989

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1988

    'It is funny, exact - and pretty bloody serious' - Observer It is the summer of 1986 and the cutting, trimming and shrinking of public funds is much in the news. Education, health, the arts - all are being deprived of money. But while the universi...

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1988

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  • Literary

    Jul-1988

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  • General Fiction

    Oct-1983

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: In this comedic novel, an English professor collides with disaster at the peak of the Cold War Shortly after his plane first grazes the tarmac in the eastern European nation of Slaka, Dr. Angus Petworth is beset ...

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