September 28, 2012

In Their Own Words



In Their Own Words, British novelists
Series looking at the story of the British novel in the 20th century, told by those who know it best, the authors themselves.

Episode 2: The Age of Anxiety 1945-1969

J. R. R. Tolkien - Lord of the Rings
Kingsley Amis - Lucky Jim
William Golding - Lord of the Files
Iris Murdoch - Under the net

John Braine - Room at the top
Alan Sillitoe - Saturday night, Sunday morning

George Lamming - The Emigrants
Sam Selvon - The lonely Londoner

Colin MacInnes - Absolute beginners

John Wyndham - Day of the Triffids

Anthony Burgess - A clockwork orange
JG Ballard - The Drowned World

Doris Lessing - The Golden Notebook

Margaret Drabble - The Millstone

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