Headlong

Emlyn Williams

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  • Title: Headlong
  • Author: Emlyn Williams
  • ISBN: 9780670364398
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Hardcover
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      Published :2019-01-20T09:48:04+00:00

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    1. Ruth on said:

      I decided to read this book because the King Ralph movie is based on it. It was enough like the movie that, while details varied, I was never surprised. I found myself finishing it because it was the only new book left in my house when I was too ill to go back to the library. If I had never seen the movie, I think I would have been more interested in the ending.

    2. Beth on said:

      Headlong is an interesting book, to say the least. It is about a young man working in the theater in the 1930s who very suddenly becomes the king and all which that entails. Much of the novel deals with the politics and ceremony surrounding Jack's new role, but the most interesting part is what leads up to that: Jack's back-story and the descriptions of his time working as an ASM and chorus boy. Which is certainly not to say that the rest of the book is dull, because it is not.The characters are [...]

    3. Jenine on said:

      Hm. I started with misunderstandings. The protagonist is not a woman. The author is not a woman. The humor is extremely restrained. This is mostly a very well imagined adventure of a commoner being thrust into the royal responsibilities in Buckinham Palace. The setting timewise is perplexing. On the one hand it jives with my reading of Orwell's Down and out in Paris and London, lots of men out of work and 'tramping' in the 1930s. But there is hardly any acknowledgment of the coming European thre [...]

    4. Jenne on said:

      London stage chorus boy becomes the King of England! Excellent premise, weird book, not a waste of time.

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