Books tagged: northern england

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Fear Week
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Teenager Adrian Thorby is about to experience a week of embarrassing and comic incidents. He's scared: it's 1962, the week of the Cuban missile crisis, and nuclear war menaces the world. Adrian wonders if all adults are insane. He's a science-fiction fan who fears he won't live to see a futuristic world of high-technology, including space travel and robots. And he will never have a girlfriend.
On Behalf of the Committee: A History of Northern Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 252,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
It's a comedy fact. From Industrial Revolution to digital era - via music hall, radio, Variety, television, clubland & cinema - northern-born comedians have been at the heart of British popular culture. This witty and informative history investigates why that should be so, while celebrating some of Britain's best-loved funny folk from George Formby to Les Dawson to to Peter Kay