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Take a girl like you.

Kingsley Amis

Take a girl like you.

by Kingsley Amis

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Published by Middlesex] Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPenguin book, 1848
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p. ;
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18934633M

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Take a Girl Like You is a tad different from the old letch's other works that I've read: Its heroine is a genuinely good girl surrounded by leering men who want to sample her virginity. The daughter of a North England hearse driver, Miss Bunn is prim and proper -- until she attends a party at the end given by one Julian Ormerod, where she is /5.

Take a Girl Like You may well be Kingsley Amis’s most ambitious reckoning with the serious subject at the heart of his work: the sheer squalor—emotional, material, sexual, you name it—of modern life. It also introduces one of the rare unqualified good guys in Amis’s rogue-ridden world: Jenny Bunn, a girl from the (English) north country come south to teach school in a small smug town Cited by: 2.

A Girl Like You is classic, unapologetic chick-lit--and I love it. Newly single Abigail is entering the dating world for the first time.

Now, having broken up with her boyfriend of far too many years, Abigail is determined to find the right guy. Robert, her new flat-mate and a classic player, is the perfect candidate to coach her on the Art of 4/5.

Complete summary of Kingsley Amis' Take a Girl Like You. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Take a Girl Like You. Take a Girl Like You is a British comedy film directed by Take a girl like you. book Miller and starring Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed and Noel on the novel Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis, it was adapted by George by: Stanley Myers.

Take a Girl Like You. Kingsley Amis. Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. Used This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.

an arrogant schoolmaster, wants her so much. This perceptive coming of age novel about a northern. Take A Girl Like You (24) He tries every line in the book to try to get her into bed, but she'll have none of it.

Oliver Reed is utterly repulsive and cringe-worthy as the lecherous man; he's way too old and looks like he wants to eat poor little Hayley. She, in turn, is quite sweet and beautiful and her ability to tolerate Reed baffled me. Directed by Jonathan Miller. With Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed, Noel Harrison, John Bird.

Young Jenny Bunn (Hayley Mills) heads to the South of England to start a new career as a school teacher. Even before she has had a chance to settle in she meets Patrick Standish (Oliver Reed), one of the local "lads".

Within a short time, she has her hands full when several of the local boys take a liking /10(). "Kingsley Amis's most ambitious reckoning with his central theme--the degradation of modern life--Take a Girl Like You also introduces one of the rare unqualified good guys in Amis's rogue-ridden world: Jenny Bunn, a girl from the North English country has come south to teach school in a small smug town where she hopes to find love and fortune.

With Sienna Guillory, Rupert Graves, Robert Daws, Emma Chambers. The novel opens with Jenny Bunn's arrival at her lodging-house. She's a young, strikingly beautiful, provincial Northern woman who has moved to a London suburb to take her first teaching job.

Jenny has rented a room in the home of a middle-aged couple, Dick and Martha Thompson/10(7). Get this from a library. Take a girl like you.

[Kingsley Amis] -- A gorgeous young teacher, Jenny Bunn arrives in town to a new job at a local primary school. The moment that Patrick sees her, he knows he must have her. But he is not alone in wanting Jenny. Kingsley Amis TAKE A GIRL LIKE YOU 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.

Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. 2 inch open tear at top of front gutter. 1 inch open tear at bottom of front gutter. Shelf wear on front/rear panels. Sticker at bottom of rear Rating: % positive. The official video for the hit single “A Girl Like You” by Scottish singer-songwriter Edwyn Collins taken from his third solo studio album, Gorgeous George in Take a Girl Like You Paperback – 22 Feb.

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Book 1 of 2 in the Patrick Standish and Jenny Bunn Series. See all 33 formats /5(23). Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Young Jenny Bunn comes to infant-teach outside of London and is quite determined to lose the narrow-minded ideas of her north country home.

She is helped on her way by the owners of her digs, Dick and Martha Thompson, a fellow boarder, Anna le Page, assorted acquaintances and Patrick Standish, teaching in a nearby college, who resists falling seriously in love with her. Jenny, very firm about. Provided to YouTube by Castle Communications Take a Girl Like You The Foundations Baby Now That I've Found You ℗ Sanctuary Records Group Ltd., a BMG Company Vocals: Clem Curtis Trombone.

Take a Girl Like You By Kingsley Amis New York Review Books, pages, $ Reviewed by George Salis. Documented as a personal favorite of Kingsley Amis, Take a Girl Like You, originally published inis peopled with subsidiary characters, ranging from the posh and pedantic to the proletarian and characters, with names like Julian Ormerod or Dick Thompson.

Take a Girl Like You Lyrics: It would take a girl like you / To make a dream come true / I may be bad, my heart ain't too / Yes it could take a girl like you / The sun begins to rise / As I open. Take a Girl Like You has aged pretty well, except for the final note, even if the emotions the movie inspires may have changed a bit from to now.

Fans of the film may welcome Twilight Time's offering, despite the lack of extras, thanks to the quality of the presentation and the relative scarcity of the film on home video previously.

Based on the novel of the same name by Kingsley Armis - which has apparently been called one of the greatest romantic novels of the 20th Century - Take a Girl Like You is horribly dated. Directed by Jonathan Miller, the film has some appealing qualities but it is a rather lifeless affair/5().Take a Girl Like You.

Take a Girl Like You is a English Film stars Oliver Reed, Jonathan Miller, Kingsley Amis, George Melly, Stanley Myers, Dick Bush, Rex Pyke, Jack Harris, Hal E. Chester, Jack Shampan, Hayley Mills, Noel Harrison, John Bird, Sheila Hancock, Geraldine Sherman, Ronald Lacey, Dick Bush, Ram John Holder, directed by Jonathan Miller & music by Ram John Holder.

Buy Take A Girl Like You (Penguin Modern Classics) by Amis, Kingsley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(23).