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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English


  • Priestley, J. B. 1894- -- Fictional works.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [763]-791) and index.

StatementHolger Klein.
LC ClassificationsPR6031.R6 Z576 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination805 p. ;
Number of Pages805
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3564853M
ISBN 100820454575
LC Control Number2002035913

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The book won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and earned him an international reputation. His follow-up novel, the darker, London centred “Angel Pavement” (), is also much admired. In the s, Priestley began a new career as a dramatist, a form of writing many have considered best suited to his great talents. Priestley's first major success came with a novel, The Good Companions (), which earned him the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and made him a national figure. His next novel, Angel Pavement (), further established him as a successful : John Priestley, 13 September , . In , JB Priestley published an account of his journey through England from Southampton to the Black Country, to the North East and Newcastle, to Lincoln, Norfolk and Norwich.4/5.   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More The Observer. Classics Delight by JB Priestley Lisa O'Kelly. Sat 26 Sep EDT First published on Sat 26 Sep : Lisa O'kelly.

Genre/Form: Fictional works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Klein, Holger, J.B. Priestley's fiction. Frankfurt am Main ; New York: Peter Lang, The British author J. B. Priestley wrote a number of dramas during the s and 40s, which have come to be known as his Time Plays. They are so called because each constructs its plot around a particular concept of time. A set of 24 of J B Priestleys works Titles are Heron Books Box 8 J B Priestley Works Leatherette Embossed in Black and Gold J B Priestley , Childrens fiction books collection $ 22 Negotiable. $22 Negotiable. Berwick. Female Book Bundle x 24 $ $ Priestley served in the infantry in World War I (–19) and then studied English literature at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., ). He thereafter worked as a journalist and first established a reputation with the essays collected in The English Comic Characters () and The English Novel ().