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Time For Lights Out

Time For Lights Out (Hardback)

By Briggs, Raymond

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In his customary pose as the grumpiest of grumpy old men, Raymond Briggs contemplates old age and death... and doesn't like them much. Illustrated with Briggs's inimitable pencil drawings, Time for Lights Out is a collection of short pieces, some funny, some maudlin, some remembe...ring his wife who died young, others about the joy of grandchildren, of walking the dog... He looks back at his schooldays and his time as an evacuee during the war, and remembers his parents and the house in which he grew up. But most, like this one, are about his home in Sussex: Looking round this house, What will they say, The future ghosts? There must have been Some barmy old bloke here, Long-haired, artsy-fartsy type, Did pictures for kiddy books Or some such tripe. You should have seen the stuff He stuck up in that attic! Snowman this and snowman that, Tons and tons of tat.
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ISBN 9781787331952
Released NZ 19 Nov 2019
Publisher Vintage
Format Hardback
Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781787331952
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Jonathan Cape Ltd
Released 19 Nov 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Briggs, Raymond
Category Essays, Journals, Letters & Other Prose Works
Graphic Novels
Death & Dying: Social Aspects
Family & Other Relationships: General
Places & Peoples: General Interest
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 27mm
Dewey Code 821.914
Weight 904g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Graphic Novels: Non-fiction & Literary
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly