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The uncommon reader

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber [u.a.], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Uncommon Reader is none other than HM the Queen who drifts accidentally into reading when her corgis stray into a mobile library parked at Buckingham Palace. She reads widely and intelligently.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bennett
ISBN: 1846680492 9781846680496
OCLC Number: 255582841
Awards: Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2008.
Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2008.
Description: 124 S ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Alan Bennett.

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An exquisitely produced jewel of a book ... [but] beneath the tasteful gilt-and-beige cover seethes a savagely Swiftian indignation against stupidity, Philistinism and arrogance in public places, and Read more...

 
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