Mr Norris Changes Trains

Mr Norris Changes Trains

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/07/2001
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Synopsis

After a chance encounter on a train the English teacher William Bradshaw starts a close friendship with the mildly sinister Arthur Norris. Norris is a man of contradictions; lavish but heavily in debt, excessively polite but sexually deviant. First published in 1933 Mr Norris Changes Trains piquantly evokes the atmosphere of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099771418
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 170g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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Mr Norris Changes Trains
Mr. Norris Changes Trains
Naive narrator William Bradshaw encounters the shifty Mr Norris and others that are either doomed, losing their way or are moral outcasts. An engaging char... READ MORE
Morley
Mr Norris Changes Trains
A fine example of Isherwood's literary talents.
I am becoming more of fan of Isherwood's work with every word I read. One of the things I like best about his novels is that a vast majority of them are so... READ MORE
Amy Stocker
Mr Norris Changes Trains
An Intriguing autobiographical chronicle of pre-war Berlin
This is the first part of Isherwood's Berlin novels. The second is the better known "Goodbye to Berlin" the basis of Cabaret and Lisa Minnelli’s stardom. I... READ MORE
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