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The Clothes They Stood Up In

The Clothes They Stood Up In

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2001
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0375503064
ISBN13
9780375503061
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The Ransomes had been burgled. "Robbed," Mrs. Ransome said. "Burgled," Mr. Ransome corrected. Premises were burgled; persons were robbed. Mr. Ransome was a solicitor by profession and thought words mattered. Though "burgled" was the wrong word too. Burglars select; they pick; they remove one item a ...more

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Alan Bennett is an English author and Tony Award-winning playwright. Bennett's first stage play, Forty Years On , was produced in 1968. Many television, stage and radio plays followed, along with screenplays, short stories, novellas, a large body of non-fictional prose and broadcasting, and many appearances as an actor. Bennett's lugubrious yet expressive voice (which still bears
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