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Going up : to Cambridge and beyond - a writer's memoir / Frederic Raphael.

By: Raphael, Frederic, 1931-.
Publisher: London : The Robson Press, 2015Description: 413 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781849548700 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Raphael, Frederic, 1931- -- Memoirs | English fiction -- 21st centurySummary: "The manager's name was Love. His first-floor flat was diagonally across the private road and the rose beds from ours. Each weekday morning, at eight fifteen, he hooked open his lattice-paned bedroom window and did exercises, in a white sleeveless vest and white drawers." So begins the compelling personal story of one of Britain's finest authors, Frederic Raphael. Going Up is a transatlantic voyage, taking us from Chicago to Putney, on up to Cambridge, and beyond to Fleet Street - but it is also an intimate journey into the early experiences and inspirations that forged the tools of this most versatile of writers. - See dustjacket.
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"The manager's name was Love. His first-floor flat was diagonally across the private road and the rose beds from ours. Each weekday morning, at eight fifteen, he hooked open his lattice-paned bedroom window and did exercises, in a white sleeveless vest and white drawers." So begins the compelling personal story of one of Britain's finest authors, Frederic Raphael. Going Up is a transatlantic voyage, taking us from Chicago to Putney, on up to Cambridge, and beyond to Fleet Street - but it is also an intimate journey into the early experiences and inspirations that forged the tools of this most versatile of writers. - See dustjacket.

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