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An awfully big adventure

Bainbridge, Beryl

An awfully big adventure

a novel

by Bainbridge, Beryl

  • 245 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liverpool (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Theatrical companies -- Fiction,
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction,
    • Actresses -- Fiction,
    • Liverpool (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBeryl Bainbridge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6052.A3195 A97 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. ;
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1400230M
      ISBN 100881849618
      LC Control Number93007980

        An Awfully Big Adventure traces the reminiscences and reflections of 80 veterans interviewed for the World War One Oral History Archive. Respected journalist Jane Tolerton revisits the interviews and sets pieces in a chronology for 21st-century readers to follow the progress and human experience of the war in the words of those who were there/5(9).   That book, made into a superb film with Alan Rickman, was really a masterpiece. In her fiction, and in her life, Beryl liked the role of the wronged woman. Stella, the would-be actress, who is.

      An Awfully Big Adventure (Book): Bainbridge, Beryl: Baker & TaylorFifteen-year-old Stella is hired as an assistant stage manager for a theater repertory company's Christmas production of Peter Pan, and although the director envisions a lighthearted play, Stella brings about an entirely different result. An Awfully Big Adventure This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.

        An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge (Abacus edition, ) It has taken me some time to get around to reading my first Beryl Bainbridge novel and I’m not quite sure why; I suppose other books that appealed to me more kept coming along and usurping Beryl in my list of authors to try. To be honest, An Awfully Big Adventure came up as the answer in a quiz I was doing recently and. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bainbridge, Beryl, Awfully big adventure. New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins Publishers,


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