The Glittering Prizes

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9780140043358: The Glittering Prizes

Adam Morris, Alan Parks, Mike Clode, Anna Cunnginham, Barbara Ransome and the others leave Cambridge University to discover varying degrees of satisfaction, success and material comfort. But over all of them lies the common memory of those heady, golden days spent in unravelling the knots of friendship, in exploratory sex and in Badinage, that none of them will ever quite forget.A compelling story, "The Glittering Prizes" reflects the changing attitudes and styles of a generaton that went to Cambridge in the fifties.The subject of a highly acclaimed television series starring Tom Conti, "The Glitter Prizes" is a witty, incisive, beautifully written evocation of an era and its children.

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Frederic Raphael has written more than 20 novels, five volumes of short stories, and biographies of Byron and of W. Somerset Maughan, amongst his prolific work as a writer. He also won an Academy award for screenwriting and wrote the screenplay for the acclaimed film Eyes Wide Shut. Also published by JR Books: Glittering Prizes and Fame and Fortune

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"'Raphael's achievement is rare indeed.' Sunday Times"

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