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Any old iron

Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A story of survival and the destinies of two families, one Welsh, and one Jewish, who are bound together by marriage. The novel revolves on a modern update of the Excalibur legend. Among the historical figures fictionalised in the novel are Chaim Weizmann, A. J. Cronin, Winston Churchill, Éamon de Valera, Anthony Eden and Joseph Stalin. The action centres on the progress of a Welsh-Jewish family through the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Burgess
ISBN: 0394574842 9780394574844 0091738423 9780091738426
OCLC Number: 18415629
Notes: LC copy in dust jacket.
Source: CIP, Apr. 11, 1989.
Awards: Winner of Portico Prize 1989
Description: 360 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Anthony Burgess.


Touching on the most crucial events of the period from the Russian Revolution to the emergence of Israel, this novel follows the fortunes of two families, one Welsh and one Jewish, as they find  Read more...


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