George Allen & Unwin: A Remembrancer (Hardcover)

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George Allen & Unwin as a publishing imprint reflected a cross-section of the intellectual achievement of the Twentieth Century. In his Remembrancer, former Chairman Rayner Unwin traces the vicissitudes of his own time with the Company. It is a digressive and personal history, with reflections on the delights as well as the dangers of a style of publishing that is now fast vanishing. He particularly focusses on his memories of publishing famous authors including: - JRR Tolkien - Thor Heyerdahl - Bertrand Russell - Roald Dahl This frank and elegant publishing memoir covers the eventual take-over of the Company. A Remembrancer brings to life this sequence of events which led to the winding up of a distinguished firm.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781873674376
ISBN-10: 1873674376
Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2021
Pages: 304
Language: English