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Too true

Author: Blake Morrison
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Storytelling, whether true or fictional, is the means by which we make sense of the world. In these pieces Blake Morrison considers universal and public questions, often by means of an autobiographical twist. He examines childhood, relations between men and women, the very public and often fictitious accounts of writers' lives, and assorted aspects of English life and letters."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, Blake.
Too true.
London : Granta Books, 1998
(OCoLC)607124739
Online version:
Morrison, Blake.
Too true.
London : Granta Books, 1998
(OCoLC)607919738
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blake Morrison
ISBN: 1862071624 9781862071629
OCLC Number: 39529498
Notes: Contains a selection of stories and pieces originally published in the past five years.
Description: viii, 326 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Too True --
1. Lost Childhoods --
Bicycle Thieves --
Barnardo Before and After --
Field of Dreams --
Children of the Dales --
Bloody Students --
South Pacific --
2. Public Fictions, Private Lives --
The Woman on the Doorstep --
The Two Mrs Eliots --
Man of Mettle --
She Who Must Be Obeyed --
3. Not Talking about Sex --
The Quiet One --
Not Talking about Sex --
The Trouble with Porn --
Hymns to Him --
4. Canons and Controversies --
The Nobel Cause --
Larkin and Prejudice --
Some Books are Better than Others --
Nobs versus Mobs --
Do Artists Need Statues? --
5. Other Englands --
A Fortunate Man --
Bennett's Lug --
Angela's Giggle --
The Great Divide --
A Tourist in My Own Backyard --
Nature Comes to Town --
Two Wheels Good.
Responsibility: Blake Morrison.

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This is a collection of Blake Morrison's stories and journalism written from 1992 to 1997, which explores the boundaries between fact and fiction. In these pieces, he considers universal and public  Read more...

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