Education, An: The Screenplay

Nick Hornby

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 15th Oct '09

£9.99

Presents the story of the bizarre relationship between 1960s teenager Jenny and older man David, after she accepts a lift on her way home from music practice one day.

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SKU: 9780141044743

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An Education is Nick Hornby’s Oscar-nominated screenplay of Lynn Barber’s lifeBased on Lynn Barber’s extraordinary memoir, An Education is set in the early 1960s and tells the story of a sixteen-year-old English girl’s encounter and relationship with a charming older man who is much more, and much less, than he says he is. Taking this strange story as his starting point, Nick Hornby has scripted an Oscar-nominated film, starring Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgraad, which is funny and shocking in equal measure – and which brilliantly captures a Britain emerging from the sleepy 50s and on the brink of a glittering new decade.Fans of British writing and cinema alike, from Brighton Rock to Atonement will enjoy this mesmerizing book.

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Weight 0.223 kg
Dimensions 17 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 224