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  • MacInnes, Colin, -- 1914-1976.

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of English and History.
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Open LibraryOL17352503M

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Colin MacInnes’s books Colin MacInnes Average rating: 2, ratings reviews 21 distinct works • Similar authors/5. Colin MacInnes (20 August – 22 April ) was an English novelist and journalist. 3 Adaptations and influence. 5 Further reading. 7 External links. MacInnes was born in London, the son of singer James Campbell McInnes and novelist Angela Mackail, who was the granddaughter of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones and also related Genre: fictional prose. Colin MacInnes has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Colin MacInnes’s most popular book is Absolute Beginners. London has been described as the ‘true hero’ of City of Spades and its author, Colin MacInnes, certainly takes us on a whirlwind tour of the city. His London, however, would have been unfamiliar to many at the time, for this novel – published in and the first of what’s often described as MacInnes’s London Trilogy – focuses on an emergent black culture.

Absolute Beginners, we might note here, is dedicated to Alfred Maron who was MacInnes’s Jewish landlord in Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, around the time of writing and publishing the book. The Katzes live in the Borough, not the East End, and inner south London figures as one among several significant locations in the novel. Absolute Beginners is a novel by Colin MacInnes, written and set in London, was published in The novel is the second of MacInnes' London Trilogy, coming after City of Spades () and before Mr. Love and Justice (). These novels are each self-contained, with no shared her: MacGibbon & Kee. Mr Love and Justice (London Trilogy Book 3) Jul by Colin MacInnes Kindle Edition. £ Hardcover. £ Paperback. £ £ by Colin MacInnes, Tony Gould Paperback. £ Loving Them Both: Study of Bisexuality and Bisexuals May by Colin MacInnes.   Colin MacInnes was the first writer to pinpoint the birth of the 'teenager' and multicultural London. But half a century later, was his fascination with Author: Ed Vulliamy.

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