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    • ISBN:9781444753943
    • Publication date:31 Oct 2013

Sharon & Tracy & The Rest

By Keith Waterhouse

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The best of Keith Waterhouse in the Daily Mail

Keith Waterhouse's long-running column, which began appearing in the Daily Mail in 1986, won him numerous national press award. His characters Sharon and Tracy became a national institution, as did that venerable acadamy of English letters, the Association for the Annihilation of the Aberrant Apostrophe. The phlegmatic councillors of Clogthorpe and British Rail's brother-in-law Arnold are among the other regulars featured in this collection, which distils the wit and wisdom of a justly celebrated writer.

Biographical Notes

In a long and highly successful career, Keith Waterhouse published fifteen novels, including Billy Liar (which has been filmed and staged) and Our Song (also staged), seven non-fiction books and seven collections of journalism. He wrote widely for television, cinema and the theatre, including the highly successful play Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell. He also published two acclaimed memoirs, City Lights and Streets Ahead. He died on 4th September 2009.

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  • ISBN: 9781444753936
  • Publication date: 27 Mar 2014
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: Sceptre
Be warned: it may look like a book for dipping into, but once you've tasted it, you might find it hard to put down . . . the joy in having it is that when you've read one piece, you don't have to wait three days for another — Daily Mail
If a competition were held for the title of Fleet Street's best writer, a strong contender would be Keith Waterhouse — Spectator
He's the best there is at the pettiness of bureaucracy, the lame-headedness of government, the foolishness of the punditatorial classes. Best of all are the characters he's established over the years — The Times
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