Alan Judd Short of Glory

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Short of Glory

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Young diplomat Patrick Stubbs finds himself in chaotic Lower Africa, where he bumps from one calamity to the next, dealing with diverse undiplomatic Englishmen and Lower Africans

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Alan Judd's `Ford Madox Ford' won the Royal Society of Literature and Heinemann Awards; his novella, `The Devil's Own Work', won the Guardian fiction prize. His celebrated novel `A Breed of Heroes' was recently screened on BBC1. He is the author of three other novels, and has recently retired from the Foreign Office.

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'A marvellously thoughtful farce a remarkable portrait of contemporary South Africa combine argument of this complexitty with an ebullient comic gift and you have a superb novel.' Sunday Times 'Alan Judd's characters are serious. So is Alan Judd. You will laugh like mad' The Times 'Comedy is a deadly weapon and Mr Judd wields it in a fashion that brings you close to tears' Sunday Telegraph

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Alan Judd
Published by Penguin Books (1986)
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