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Albert Angelo.

B. S. Johnson

Albert Angelo.

by B. S. Johnson

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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B.S. Johnson was an alumni of King’s College London. I wasn’t aware of this before I looked up something about his background after rereading Albert Angelo (Picador , originally published by Constable & Robinson ). Until a decade ago he was largely forgotten, before the novelist Jonathan Coe () did a long and well-received biography of him. Click to read more about Albert Angelo by B. S. Johnson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).


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Albert Angelo was his second novel published in The eponymous main character is a in his mind, an architect but, in practice, works as a supply teacher, parachuted into troubled North London schools at short-notice and for short periods, in some cases after the previous teacher has been driven to a breakdown by the children/5.

Albert Angelo tells the story of an aspiring London architect in the s who is forced to earn a living by teaching in rough inner-City schools. This was Johnson's second novel and he displays some of the experiments and techniques for which he is famous - splitting the page between the inner thoughts and spoken words of a character, for example/5(3).

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He had thought he was, if not dedicated, at least competent. But now, on temporary assignments in schools located in the tough neighborhoods of London, Albert feels ineffectual. Albert Angelo really is a book about this city and not any of the other ones. It even mentions the A to Z.

Twice. How many novels can you say that about. No, the fib was, appropriately enough, in the fiction part. This is because although Albert Angelo is a novel, it’s more than a little uneasy about being one.

It certainly doesn’t want to be a mere story, at least in the usual sense of that word. Travelling People () and Albert Angelo () were relatively conventional (though the latter became famous for the cut-through pages to enable the reader to skip forward), but The Unfortunates () was published in a box with no binding (readers could assemble the book any way they liked) and House Mother Normal () was written in purely chronological order such that the various characters'.

- Buy Albert Angelo book online at best prices in India on Read Albert Angelo book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 7. Albert Angelo, B. Johnson There are holes in the pages of Albert Angelo. No, literally — there’s also columned text, split between dialogue and the internal thoughts of the protagonist.

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Albert Angelo is a writer's book -- and a book about writing. Albert says: Jazz was, when I think of it, the first understanding I had of what art meant, what it was all about.

Those incredibly subtle voices from the worn surfaces It seems what Johnson himself wants to recreate. A passionate advocate for the avant-garde, B S Johnson said of the acerbically comic and exuberant Albert Angelo that it was where he 'really discovered what he should be doing'.

And on page of this extraordinary book is one of the most surprising lines in. In 'Albert Angelo', Johnson uses a whole arsenal of experimental narrative devices to convey the real truth about the life of the fictional Mr Albert, a failed architect working as a supply teacher in the tough and grimy schools of early-'60s Islington.

These devices become increasingly extreme as the book progresses, and they more and more /5(8). View the profiles of people named Albert Angelo. Join Facebook to connect with Albert Angelo and others you may know.

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His books are the kind you want to. Published inAlbert Angelo, was and is at once odd and brilliant. Johnson's 2nd novel should be on every reading list. Sadly this author seems fallen from favor. This is a very good reading copy. With an introduction by the writer Toby eponymous Albert is an architect by training but a supply teacher out of necessity.

Feeling that he is failing at both, and haunted by a failed love affair, he begins to question what he wants to achieve. Using a number of original narrative techniques Johnson attempts to reproduce life (and its travails) as closely as possible through fiction. Albert Angelo. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Albert Angelo, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

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