Porterhouse College, Cambridge, is faced with the ultimate challenge when its established order, notoriety for rowing, low academic standards and proud cuisine come under scrutiny. For to the college comes a new Master, an ex-grammar school boy, who demands first, women students, a self service canteen and a slot machine for contraceptives.
The results are catastrophic!!
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A reissue of a classic comic novel, presenting a Rabelaisian portrait of a college and the ancient traditions of the university, set in Porterhouse College, world renowned for its gastronomic excellence, the arrogance of its Fellows, and its academic mediocrity.Product Description:
Porterhouse College, renowned for its gastronomic excellence, the arrogance of its Fellows, and its academic mediocrity, has a new Master. Determined to change all this, he finds a most intransigent foe in Skullion, the Head Porter.
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Book Description 1976-04., 1976. Book Condition: New. Pan Books, London. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 224pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1591305