Braine, John: Room at the Top

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John Braine, Room at the Top John Braines famous novel of the drivingly ambitious, sexually ruthless Joe Lampton: hero of our time The Author: Born 1922 in Bradford,Yorkshire Finished grammar school at the age of 16 and tried a lot of different jobs Did his National Service in the Royal Navy Wanted to earn a living as a writer after that, but was rejected by the publishers very often. (even Room at the Top was rejected 4 times) Worked as a library assistant until his first book was finally published in 1957. Quotation: Being a writer in a library is rather like being an eunuch in a harem. Due to the great success of his first book he quit his job and kept writing novels which where only moderately successful. The Jealous God, The Crying Game and How to Write a Novel are rather well known ...

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