Turner, E. S. Boys Will Be Boys

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E.S. Turner's first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the 'Boys' Weekly' papers commonly known as 'penny dreadfuls.'

'A classic of its kind... [Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: 'With one bound Jack was free.' Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable.' Jonathan Sale, Guardian

'Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance.'

Andrew O'Hagan, London Review of Books

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Book Description FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 178 x 111 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. E.S. Turner s first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the Boys Weekly papers commonly known as penny dreadfuls . A classic of its kind.[Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: With one bound Jack was free . Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable . (Jonathan Sale, Guardian ). Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance . (Andrew O Hagan, London Review of Books ). Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780571287871

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Book Description Faber & Faber. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Boys Will be Boys: The Story of Sweeney Todd, Deadwood Dick, Sexton Blake, Billy Bunter, Dick Barton et al, E.S. Turner, E.S. Turner's first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the "Boys' Weekly" papers commonly known as 'penny dreadfuls'. "A classic of its kind.[Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: 'With one bound Jack was free'. Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable'. (Jonathan Sale, "Guardian"). "Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance". (Andrew O'Hagan, "London Review of Books"). Bookseller Inventory # B9780571287871

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Book Description FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Main. 178 x 111 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. E.S. Turner s first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the Boys Weekly papers commonly known as penny dreadfuls . A classic of its kind.[Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: With one bound Jack was free . Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable . (Jonathan Sale, Guardian ). Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance . (Andrew O Hagan, London Review of Books ). Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780571287871

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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; E.S. Turner's first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the Boys' Weekly papers commonly known as 'penny dreadfuls'. A classic of its kind.[Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-t. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780571287871_rkm

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Book Description Faber & Faber. Book Condition: New. Offers an insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the "Boys' Weekly" papers commonly known as penny dreadfuls. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 113 x 24. Weight in Grams: 264. . 2012. 3rd ed. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780571287871

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