John Braine by James Ward Lee

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Braine, John -- Criticism and interpretation

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Statementby James W. Lee.
SeriesTwayne"s English authors series -- 62
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
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Open LibraryOL23250850M

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John Gerard Braine was born in Bradford, Yorkshire in He sprang to immediate fame in with publication of his first novel, Room at the Top, which was a critical success and a major bestseller in England and America and was adapted for the screen in an Oscar-winning film starring Simone Signoret and Laurence Harvey/5.

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A film adaptation was made infollowed in by a TV film. Alternative Title: John Gerard Braine John Braine, in full John Gerard Braine, (born ApBradford, Yorkshire, England—died OctoLondon), British novelist, one of the so-called Angry Young Men, whose Room at the Top (; film ) typifies the concerns of a generation of post- World War II British writers.

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Room at the Top (), the first novel by John Braine (), earned widespread critical acclaim and was a runaway bestseller in England and America, running into dozens of printings and spawning a sequel and an Oscar-winning film adaptation.

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His parents, Fred and Katherine, were lower-middle-class Catholics and therefore part of a. John Braine was born in Bingley, near Bradford, Yorkshire. He left St. Bede’s Grammar School at 16 and worked in a shop, a laboratory and a factory before becoming, after the war, a librarian.

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