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Sunday morning at the centre of the world : a play for voices

Author: Louis De Bernières
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2001.
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Taking his inspiration from Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood, de Bernières chose to celebrate his ten years in the south London suburb, living above a small shop that had been by turns an outlet for oversized naughty clothes for transvestites, a West Indian hairdresser and a junk shop, by writing of the people that he had known and come to love in his time there. Brilliantly capturing the myriad voices of modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Radio plays
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Bernières, Louis.
Sunday morning at the centre of the world.
London : Vintage, 2001
(OCoLC)606558781
Online version:
De Bernières, Louis.
Sunday morning at the centre of the world.
London : Vintage, 2001
(OCoLC)610183680
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis De Bernières
ISBN: 009942844X 9780099428442
OCLC Number: 47271687
Notes: "First broadcast on BBC radio 1998. Performed at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, in 1999 and 2000."
"A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 61 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Louis de Bernières.
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Capturing the myriad voices of modern Britain, with their different rhythms of speech and accents, their humour and their tragedy, jokes and gossip, this book describes the community and spirit of a  Read more...

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"Louis de Bernieres is in the direct line that runs through Dickens and Evelyn Waugh... he has only to look into his world, one senses, for it to rush into reality, colours and touch and taste" A.S. Read more...

 
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