The3 Bood Companions

The Good Companions 2018 Limited Edition Hardback (YP)

£19.99

by JB Priestley

Limited Edition Hardback
Only 100 copies printed of this hardback edition

Introduced by Barry Cryer

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Product Description

“One of the great novels of the 20th Century.” Paul Johnson, The Spectator

In the great depression between the wars, ordinary Yorkshireman, Jess Oakroyd, disreputable schoolteacher, Inigo Jollifant and Colonel’s daughter, Miss Trant are all unhappy and unsure about what to do with their lives. Each seizes the opportunity to flee their current situation to seek adventure on the open road. Fate then brings them together and into the presence of a down-at-heel and fractious theatrical touring company. With Miss Trant’s money, their modest talents and buckets of enthusiasm they form a travelling troupe who proceed to sing, dance, drink and argue their way through the pavilions, provincial theatres, towns, seaside lodging houses and market fairs of Twenties’ England.

The winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction in 1929, The Good Companions is a captivating, hilarious, riotous and unforgettable carnival of English life.

“A truly great novel.” The Sunday Times

“Wonderful vitality… describes with unfailing truth and humour the rich fabric of English provincial life.” The Daily Telegraph

Additional Information

Weight 451 g
ISBN

978-1-912101-97-9

Size

197 x 128mm.

No of Pages

640

Format

Hardback