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Alan Sillitoe, (born March 4,Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England—died ApLondon), writer, one of the so-called Angry Young Men, whose brash and angry accounts of working-class life injected new vigour into post-World War II British fiction. The son of a tannery worker, Sillitoe worked in factories from the age of In he joined the air force, and for two years he.
"Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" from was Sillitoe's first novel, and probably the one for which he is best known today. (His other widely known work is the short story collection "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner", particularly the title story)/5(4).
Alan Sillitoe burst onto the British literary scene in the late 50s & early 60s writing tough and gritty stories predominantly set in the Midlands amongst the working class poor, and dole recipients of a Britain in decline in the post war years/5.
Alan Sillitoe, who has died of cancer a was one of the most important British writers of the postwar made his name with the novel. “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner,” the title story of Alan Sillitoe’s first collection of short fiction, quickly became one of the most widely read stories of modern times.
The Sillitoe Society are currently running a poetry competition including a top prize of £ and a special adjudicator, with all proceeds going to the memorial fund. Submission deadline is 22 January.
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Alan Sillitoe is an example to anyone who claims to have had a rotten start in life. The son of an illiterate man, he read the books in his grandparents' house before leaving school at And then he produced this classic of 20th century literature tracing a slice of the life of Arthur Seaton, factory worker, boozer and womaniser, who Cited by: Alan Sillitoe was born on 4 March in Nottingham, England.
He left school at the age of 14 and worked at the Raleigh Bicycle Factory (), and as an air traffic control assistant (). From to he served as an RAF wireless operator in Malaya, and after demobilisation was hospitalised for 18 months with tuberculosis, during Place Of Birth: Nottingam, England.
Alan Sillitoe (–) was a British novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright, known for his honest, humorous, and acerbic accounts of working-class life. Sillitoe served four years in the Royal Air Force and lived for six years in France and Spain, before returning to : Alan Sillitoe A madcap, bawdy tale about an ordinary man who goes to work for a racketeer and has the adventure of a lifetime: the last novel by an iconic British writer.
Michael Cullen, from Nottingham, has a shady past, but nearing his forties, he's settled down, married a doctor, and. "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" is a short story by Alan Sillitoe, published in as part of a short story collection of the same name.
The work focuses on Smith, a poor Nottingham teenager from a dismal home in a working class area, who has bleak Author: Alan Sillitoe. Alan Sillitoe (–) was a British novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright, known for his honest, humorous, and acerbic accounts of working-class life.
Sillitoe served four years in the Royal Air Force and lived for six years in France and Spain, before returning to England. Alan Sillitoe is the author of many novels and of a collection of short stories, Second Chance, published in More by this contributor Karel Reisz Remembered.
Alan Sillitoe () English novelist, children's book writer, playwright and social critic, compared to ce, who also came from Nottingham.
Alan Sillitoe was grouped among the "angry young men" of the s, with John Osborne, John Braine, John Wain, Arnold Wesker, and Kingsley Amis.
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Alan was born on 4 Marchin Nottingham, to Sabina and Christopher Sillitoe. Alan's family was in a poor financial condition since his father worked at a bicycle factory which paid him a meagre salary.
He also shifted jobs quite frequently and was economically unsteady. Alan Sillitoe's first volume of poetry, Without Beer or Bread was published inswiftly followed in by his first novel, the ground-breaking Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, a vivid portrait of masculinity and Nottinghamshire working-class life.
It was made into a film starring Albert Finney inand adapted as a stage play in Robert Rigby's dramatisation of Alan Sillitoe's seething novel set in Nottingham - part of Radio 4's celebration of British New Wave film and cinema.
'Angry young man' Arthur Seaton rages against the boredom of his factory machinist job and home life with 'dead from the neck up' parents. All Citizens Are Soldiers by Alan Sillitoe & Ruth Fainlight and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alan Sillitoe was born in Nottingham and died aged He was one of the most important British writers of the post-war era.
He made his name with the novel Saturday Night and Sunday Morning () and the collection of short stories The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner ().
Alan Sillitoe left school at 14 to work in various factories until becoming an air traffic control assistant with the Ministry of Aircraft Production in He began writing after four years in the RAF, and lived for six years in France and Spain/5(K).
Alan Sillitoe, Writer: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. Alan Sillitoe was born on March 4, in Nottingham, England. He was a writer, known for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner () and The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner.
He was married to Ruth Fainlight. He died on Ap in Charing Cross, London, tion: Writer. Alan Sillitoe -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.Understanding Alan Sillitoe, Univ.
of South Carolina Press, ISBN X Sawkins, John. The Long Apprenticeship: Alienation in the Early Work of Alan Sillitoe, Peter Lang, ISBN Bradford, Richard.
The Life of a Long-distance Writer: The Biography of Alan Sillitoe, Petero Owen, ISBN Novelist Alan Sillitoe has died aged The Nottingham-born writer, who became popular as one of the Angry Young Men of British fiction, is hailed as one of the modern literary novels included Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, made into a film starring Tom oe's novel The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, which.