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My Friend Judas The Scene Is Cambridge In The Early S Ben Birt, An Intellectual Brando From A Grammar School, Sees The University Through Proud, Bawdy And Anarchic Eyes Classless But Deeply Class Conscious Brought Up On Shakespeare And The Classics, Much Influenced By Contemporary French And American, He Talks A Vivid New Language Ben, Above All, Is Alive He Does And Does Not Apologize For What He Does He Gives To Life Without Giving In And Takes From Life Without Being Taken In He Ends Up On His Own, Beginning To See Cambridge Has To Offer Than A Three Years Muckabout In A Festering Fen Very Clever Indeed This Portrait Of La Vie De Boheme Universitaire Should Raise Squeals Of Outraged Delight All Along The Line From Belgravia To Budleigh Salterton Daily Telegraph


About the Author: Andrew Sinclair

Andrew Sinclair was born in Oxford in 1935 and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge After earning a Ph.D in American History from Cambridge, he pursued an academic career in the United States and England His first two novels, written while he was still at Cambridge, were both published in 1959 The Breaking of Bumbo based on his own experience in the Coldstream Guards, and later



15 thoughts on “My Friend Judas

  1. says:

    Generously peppered with 50s British slang, this one caught me unawares with profound observations disguised as casual musings Ben Birt is brash, sensitive, impulsive and attentive all at once The story is not so much a student drama as an exposition of friendships with a fair amount of caricaturization of its characters But thats what makes the dialogue so riveting with all exchanges heavily coated in wild witticisms Perfect reading for when you re not looking for complex plotlines and yet be hooked.


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