[PDF] Download á The Pier | by ☆ Rayner Heppenstall

By Rayner Heppenstall | Comments: ( 540 ) | Date: ( Nov 22, 2019 )

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  • Title: The Pier
  • Author: Rayner Heppenstall
  • ISBN: 9780850314502
  • Page: 310
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Rayner Heppenstall

John Rayner Heppenstall was a British novelist, poet, diarist, and a BBC radio producer.Heppenstall s first novel The Blaze of Noon, was neglected at the time Much later, in 1967, it received an Arts Council award He was Francophile in literary terms, and his non fiction writing reflects his tastes.Critical attention has linked him to the French nouveau roman, in fact as an anticipator, or as a writer of the anti novel Several critics including, according to his diaries, Helene Cixous have named Heppenstall in this connection He is sometimes therefore grouped with Alain Robbe Grillet, or associated with other British experimentalists Anthony Burgess, B S Johnson, Ann Quin, Alan Burns, Stefan Themerson and Eva Figes The Connecting Door 1962 is singled out as influenced by the nouveau roman.He was certainly influenced by Raymond Roussel, whose Impressions of Africa he translated Later novels include The Shearers, Two Moons and The Pier He also wrote a short study of the French Catholic writer L on Bloy.



Comments The Pier

  • Jessica

    A strange & wonderful bookI'd like to reread it now, it's been a few years's out of print and I had to search to find a copy. From the book desc: "It is a murder story--unusual and literary--told by an elderly writer who lives in a small English seaside town where his private peace of mind is shattered by the arrival of new and noisy neighbours. As he drafts his latest book and nurses his aching teeth, he begins to formulate the plan for a new novel about someone much like himself who sets o [...]


  • Michael Jarvie

    Daily Mail reader hates his working class neighbours. Plus ca change. Extremely funny novel that is sadly overlooked these days.


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