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Against the Stream

Frederic Raphael

Against the Stream
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ISBN: 978 1 784104 36 8
Series: Lives & letters
Categories: 21st Century, American, Memoirs
Imprint: Lives and Letters
Published: January 2018
216 x 135 mm
360 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: eBook (Kindle), eBook (EPUB), eBook (PDF)
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  • Candid and sometimes scathing memoirs from the Oscar-award-winning screenwriter of Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut. Against the Stream is a Proustian parade of people and events (including Thatcher and the Falklands war), written with the vividness and candor of a highly articulate and unblinking eye-witness.
    Frederic Raphael was born in Chicago in 1931 and educated at Charterhouse and St John’s College, Cambridge. His novels include The Glittering Prizes (1976), A Double Life (1993), Coast to Coast (1998) and Fame and Fortune (2007); he has also written short stories and biographies of Somerset Maugham and Byron. Frederic ... read more
    Praise for Frederic Raphael 'Aphoristic, lapidary and sumptuously reflective by turns, Personal Terms is a joy to read both for Raphael's prose and mental powers. It is a book of iridescent intelligence, seductive charm, urbane temper and unflagging delight - indeed a minor masterpiece.'
    Times Literary Supplement
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