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Priestley"s The good companions

Andre Previn

Priestley"s The good companions

by Andre Previn

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Published by Chappell. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementmusic by Andre Previn; lyrics by Johnny Mercer; book by Ronald Harewood.
ContributionsMercer, Johnny., Priestley, J. B. 1894-1984., Harwood, Ronald, 1934-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13818392M

The Good Companions by J. B. Priestley: Productions: Manchester London San Francisco: The Good Companions is a musical with a book by Ronald Harwood, music by André Previn, and lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It is based on the novel of the same title by J. B. PriestleyBook: Ronald Harwood.   The book reminds me of Dickens in both its humor and its theatricality but that's not to take away from Priestley's individuality. THE GOOD COMPANIONS was a sensational best-seller in its day, it's been the basis of several stage plays and half a dozen movies (Judi Dench, who starred in one of the films, provides an introduction to this /5(83).

THE GOOD COMPANIONS was a sensational best-seller in its day, it's been the basis of several stage plays and half a dozen movies (Judi Dench, who starred in one of the films, provides an introduction to this excellent Kindle edition) and Priestley spent the rest of his life trying to write something that would make people stop thinking of him as the author of THE GOOD COMPANIONS/5(83).   The Good Companions by J. B. Priestley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Author:Priestley, J. B. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - we just had to let you know!5/5(1). The Good Companions follows a number of discontents or ‘lost souls’ as they respectively gravitate towards a concert troupe that is on the verge of disbanding.. An adventure around the Shires of England following the fates and fortunes of the unlikely group, The Good Companions is a popular contemporary classic which has recently experienced a resurgence in public interest and acclaim due.


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Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster. He published 26 novels, notably The Good Companions (), as well as numerous dramas such as An Inspector Calls (). J.B. Priestley revisits the world of the travelling theatrical party which he so famously documented in ’s The Good Companions, but this novel, written some three decades later, is a much grittier and less outwardly cheerful thing than its predecessor.

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It’s by J.B. PRIESTLEY: “The Good Companions” – and this, friend, really, it’s wonderful. No big problems or difficult undertakings, no riddles or puzzles but a straight forward story with a lot of out-of-the-way things and happenings, all told in a free. Barmas Books (GB) Bookseller Inventory # SKU Title The Good Companions Author Priestley, J B Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher William Heinemann Date published An adventure around the Shires of England following the fates and fortunes of the unlikely group, "The Good Companions" is a popular contemporary classic which has recently experienced a resurgence in public interest and acclaim due to the finesse of Priestley's writing.

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I remember reading The Good Companions in one fell juvenile swoop." Melvyn Bragg “A truly great novel.” The Sunday Times/5(60).