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Scenes from Provincial Life by William Cooper, penguin, 1961




Title: Scenes from Provincial Life
Author: William Cooper
Publisher: penguin
Publication Date: 1961
Format: soft cover
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear.

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Reader's note

This charming little pocket-sized book is a well-loved classic by William Cooper. This was the way in which Scenes from Provincial Life was heralded into the unsuspecting 1950s. Gay irreverent, poking fun at the hoary old English taboos of sex and class it was to be the immediate forerunner of Lucky Jim of a new school of young writers and of a new attitude to wards life. A gem among a bounty of out of print, rare and stunning vintage books in our second hand bookstore.