|LC Classifications||Z8947.27 .G47 1987, PR6045.A249 .G47 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 235 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||235|
|LC Control Number||87007959|
John Wain () was a writer whose work included novels, poetry, plays, criticism and biography. He was originally associated with the Movement poets and also with the so-called ‘Angry Young Men’ of the early s, when his first novel Hurry On Down was published. John Barrington Wain (14 March 24 May ) was an English poet, novelist, and critic, associated with the literary group "The Movement". For most of his life, Wain worked as a freelance journalist and author, writing and reviewing for newspapers and the radio/5. John Wain's literary excellence lies in his simple style of writing. Hurry on Down is a study of disaffected youth in 's Britain. This Briain is smokey and industrial and everyone is earning a wage. This is the world of mugs of tea, Woodbine Cigarettes, rainy streets, fog and smog, a country that appeared to exist in continuous monochrome /5(15). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of John Wain books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.
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