[PDF] Download ↠ Clever Girl | by ✓ Brian Thompson

By Brian Thompson | Comments: ( 125 ) | Date: ( May 29, 2020 )

This book is suitable fans of Melvyn Bragg and Frank McCourt and buyers of Keeping Mum Brian Thompson never had to look very hard for trouble His unorthodox childhood and his eccentric parents guaranteed that But when, aged eighteen, Brian left home he was determined to enjoy a life of unstinting ordinariness, taking advantage of a Britain that would never have it so gThis book is suitable fans of Melvyn Bragg and Frank McCourt and buyers of Keeping Mum Brian Thompson never had to look very hard for trouble His unorthodox childhood and his eccentric parents guaranteed that But when, aged eighteen, Brian left home he was determined to enjoy a life of unstinting ordinariness, taking advantage of a Britain that would never have it so good But Brian was thwarted by the possibilities available to him National Service led to foreign travel to Kenya, skirmishes with the Mau Mau and a request to fix the results of his platoon sergeant s English exam, one Idi Amin Even when Brian was safe on English soil he was still confounded in his ambition to lead a quiet life His limp attempt at University entrance a single letter on some stolen NAAFI headed paper led to admittance to Trinity College Cambridge and the niceties of middle class student life And then there was rock and roll And girls Suitably confused, Brian did what was considered to be the right thing He married the Clever Girl.


  • Title: Clever Girl
  • Author: Brian Thompson
  • ISBN: 9781843545453
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Brian Thompson

Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information He read English at Cambridge Since 1973 he has written for a living as a radio and television playwright and a documentary film maker He is also the author of several acclaimed biographies A Monkey Amongst Crocodiles, Imperial Vanities and The Nightmare of a Victorian Bestseller.



Comments Clever Girl

  • Bettie☯

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  • Laura

    From BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week:Brian Thompson's memoirs of growing up in the 50s, abridged by Doreen Estall and read by David Troughton.


  • Patricia H-f

    Funny and entertaining, but sometimes just too "clever."


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