All Fleet Street life is there, at least until the mid-1980s.
“This novel is said to be based on Frayn’s experience of working at The Observer in the 1960s. All Fleet Street life is there, at least until the mid-1980s.”
Robert Cottrell, Journalist
“The beauty of Frayn’s account is the invisibility of the editor, which in some respects is probably the best model of all.”
Peter Stothard, Journalist
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