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Room at the top

Author: John Braine
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ruthlessly ambitious Joe Lampton rises swiftly from the petty bureaucracy of local government into the unfamiliar world of inherited wealth, fast cars and glamorous women. But the price of success is high.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Braine
ISBN: 0099445360 9780099445364
OCLC Number: 59499921
Notes: Originally published: London : Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957.
Description: 234 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Braine.

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The Angry Young Men movement, featuring such stars as Kingsley Amis, is perfectly illustrated through the iconic figure of Joe Lampton. The ruthlessly ambitious Joe Lampton rises swiftly from the  Read more...

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"A harsh, accurate, powerful piece of story-telling" * Tribune * "Remarkable. . . Room at the Top communicates so successfully the mingled bitterness and bravery of youth" * Sunday Times * "He has Read more...

 
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