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The history man : a novel

Author: Malcolm Bradbury
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1976, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Humorous and biting satire of British university life in the 1960s and 1970s, where safely positioned bourgeois radicals reign. Howard Kirk is the trendiest of radical tutors at a fashionable university. Timid Vice-Chancellors pale before his threats of disruption. Reactionary colleagues are crushed beneath his merciless Marxist logic. Woman are drawn by his promiscuity. A self-appointed revolutionary hero, Howard  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Bradbury
ISBN: 0395240859 9780395240854
OCLC Number: 1735487
Description: 230 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Malcolm Bradbury.

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Humorous and biting satire of British university life in the 1960s and 1970s, where safely positioned bourgeois radicals reign. Howard Kirk is the trendiest of radical tutors at a fashionable university. Timid Vice-Chancellors pale before his threats of disruption. Reactionary colleagues are crushed beneath his merciless Marxist logic. Woman are drawn by his promiscuity. A self-appointed revolutionary hero, Howard always comes out on top.

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