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ISBN 9780571242658 Format Paperback
9780571242658
Paperback
Published 29/05/2008 Length 224 pages
224

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'Brimming with talent. Longrigg is a real discovery.' New Statesman

It was a balmy London evening - mid-summer. Half of London were attending Everest parties. If Sue and Eddie had switched the light off - or even stayed away from the window - none of it would ever have happened . . .

Following on from the success of A High-Pitched Buzz, we are once again plunged into the world of advertising in the 1950s. It's a world of expense account lunches, Bentleys and champagne, outrageous promiscuity and heart-breaking loss. First published in 1957, once again Longrigg demonstrates brilliant comic inventiveness, an exceptional ear for dialogue and a talent for disarming romanticism in this moving, highly entertaining novel.

'Brimming with talent. Longrigg is a real discovery.' New StatesmanIt was a balmy London evening - mid-summer. Half of London were attending Everest parties. If Sue and Eddie had switched the light off - or even stayed away from the window - none of it would ever have happened . . .Following on from the success of A High-Pitched Buzz, we are once again plunged into the world of advertising in the 1950s. It's a world of expense account lunches, Bentleys and champagne, outrageous promiscuity and heart-breaking loss. First published in 1957, once again Longrigg demonstrates brilliant comic inventiveness, an exceptional ear for dialogue and a talent for disarming romanticism in this moving, highly entertaining novel.
  • About Roger Longrigg

    Roger Longrigg was born into a military family in 1939. He joined an advertising agency in 1955 and his first novel, A HIGH PITCHED BUZZ, was based on his experiences there. He subsequently went on to write 55 novels under 8 different noms de plums, revelling in the challenge and diversity each individual identity afforded him. Extraordinarily, he achieved success within every category he turned his pen to. He was married to writer Jane Chichester and had three daughters. He died in 2000.

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