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We think the world of him

Adrian Mourby

We think the world of him

by Adrian Mourby

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAdrian Mourby.
The Physical Object
Pagination(8),406p. ;
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17437635M
ISBN 100340649208
OCLC/WorldCa35017601

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Ackerley as “a fairy tale for adults.”Frank, the narrator, is a middle-aged civil servant, intelligent, acerbic, self-righteous, angry. He is in love with Johnny, a young, married, working-class man with a sweetly easygoing by: 3.

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We Think the World of You is built somewhat around the motif of the cliché embodied in the title. No less that seventeen times does Ackerley employ a form of it to demonstrate the offhand way the characters have of treating one another and Evie. And though the reader notices the repetition, it becomes an acceptable s: Directed by Colin Gregg.

With Alan Bates, Max Wall, Liz Smith, Frances Barber. An aimless young man, Johnny (Gary Oldman), is sent to prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank (Sir Alan Bates). When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home.

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We will never be able to get over this." Family's.Michael Mack maintains that we are accustomed to thinking of literature as mimetic, as a representation of reality such as it exists, while literature is in fact, according to him, a disruptive force, breaking up our fictions about the world we live in and showing us new possibilities for the future.The title is influenced by a verse in the Bible from the Book of Proverbs, chap verse 7: "As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he".The full passage, taken from the King James Version, is as follows.

Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats.