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Alan Sillitoe (1928–2010)

Forfatter af The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

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Alan Sillitoe was born on March 4, 1928 and grew up in the slums of the industrial city of Nottingham. He began to write while in the Royal Air Force, stationed in Malaya. He is best known for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1958), which won the Author's Club Prize for the best British novel of vis mere 1958 and The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (1959), which won Britain's Hawthornden Prize for 1960. Both books were adapted into films in 1960 and 1962 respectively. His other works include The Death of William Posters (1965), Tree on Fire (1967), Travels in Nihilon (1971), and Raw Material (1972). He died on April 25, 2010 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Alan Sillitoe

Lørdag Aften - Søndag Morgen : På Dansk ved Vagn Grosen (1958) — Forfatter — 1,048 eksemplarer
The Ragman's Daughter (1963) 72 eksemplarer
Out of the Whirlpool (1987) 68 eksemplarer
A Start in Life (1970) 65 eksemplarer
The Widower's Son (1976) 61 eksemplarer
The Death of William Posters (1965) 59 eksemplarer
The Storyteller (1977) 52 eksemplarer
Travels in Nihilon (1971) 50 eksemplarer
Key to the Door (1962) 48 eksemplarer
Raw Material (1972) 46 eksemplarer
The General (1962) 44 eksemplarer
Men, Women and Children (1973) 43 eksemplarer
Guzman, Go Home (1968) 40 eksemplarer
A Tree on Fire (1967) 33 eksemplarer
Birthday (2001) 31 eksemplarer
New and Collected Stories (2003) 30 eksemplarer
Life Without Armour (1995) 28 eksemplarer
The Lost Flying Boat (1983) 28 eksemplarer
The Broken Chariot (1998) 27 eksemplarer
The Flame of Life (1974) 27 eksemplarer
Her Victory (1982) 27 eksemplarer
Gadfly in Russia (2007) 24 eksemplarer
Alligator Playground (1997) 24 eksemplarer
Down from the Hill (1984) 20 eksemplarer
Collected Stories (1995) 20 eksemplarer
The German Numbers Woman (1999) 20 eksemplarer
The Open Door (1989) 20 eksemplarer
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner [1962 film] (2007) — Screenwriter — 17 eksemplarer
A Man of His Time (2004) 17 eksemplarer
A Sillitoe Selection (1968) 16 eksemplarer
Snowstop (1993) 15 eksemplarer
Life goes on (1985) 15 eksemplarer
Road to Volgograd (1964) 14 eksemplarer
Moggerhanger (2016) 12 eksemplarer
Modern Short Stories 2: 1940-1980 (1982) — Bidragyder — 12 eksemplarer
Last Loves (1990) 8 eksemplarer
The Saxon Shore Way (1983) 7 eksemplarer
Collected Poems (1993) 7 eksemplarer
Leonard's War: A Love Story (1991) 7 eksemplarer
Counterpoint (1968) 5 eksemplarer
Every Day of the Week (1987) 4 eksemplarer
Fußball. Erzählungen II. (1991) 4 eksemplarer
The Rats 3 eksemplarer
Revenge and Other Short Stories (1989) 3 eksemplarer
Tides and stone walls : poems (1986) 3 eksemplarer
A Flight of Arrows (2003) 3 eksemplarer
Mimic [short story] (1977) 3 eksemplarer
Storm : new poems (1974) 3 eksemplarer
Tublid naised : [jutustus] (1963) 2 eksemplarer
The Old Wives' Tale 1 eksemplar
Marmalade Jim and the Fox (1985) 1 eksemplar
The Far Side of the Street (1988) 1 eksemplar
Her Victory, Part 1 of 2 (1985) 1 eksemplar
The Match [short story] (1959) 1 eksemplar
Nottinghamshire (1987) 1 eksemplar
Sillitoe Alan 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Vi (1921) — Forord, nogle udgaver8,379 eksemplarer
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (1914) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver1,591 eksemplarer
The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories (1989) — Bidragyder — 428 eksemplarer
Riceyman Steps (1923) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver241 eksemplarer
The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (1998) — Bidragyder — 189 eksemplarer
Great Modern European Short Stories (1969) — Bidragyder — 112 eksemplarer
Point of Departure (1967) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
Granta 3: The End of the English Novel (1980) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
Great Tours and Detours: The Sophisticated Traveler Series (1985) — Bidragyder — 34 eksemplarer
The Lake of the Bees / A Quiet Musician (2003) — Forord, nogle udgaver33 eksemplarer
Studies in Fiction (1965) — Bidragyder — 22 eksemplarer
Short Stories: The Thoroughly Modern Collection (2008) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
Modern Short Stories in English (Literature for Life) (1993) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 21/22, Spring/Summer 1976 - Special Essay Issue (1976) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Stories of Horror and Suspense: An Anthology (1977) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Personal Choice (1977) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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Kanonisk navn
Sillitoe, Alan
Fødselsdato
1928-03-24
Dødsdag
2010-04-25
Køn
male
Nationalitet
UK
Fødested
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Dødssted
London, England, UK
Bopæl
Montpellier, France
Spain
Kent, England, UK
London, England, UK
Erhverv
factory worker
air traffic control assistant
novelist
short-story writer
poet
playwright
Relationer
Fainlight, Ruth (wife)
Organisationer
Royal Air Force
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Honorary Freeman of Nottingham City (2008)
Kort biografi
[from jacket of We]
Novelist and playwright Alan Sillitoe has produced many celebrated novels and short stories including Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, both of which were written in Spain and became widely acclaimed.

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