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The Nerve

The Nerve

by Melvyn Bragg

Publisher Secker & Warburg

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  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

One August bank holiday, Ted Johnson wakes to a day of reckoning - with his past in Cumberland, his present in London and his fantasies. An inflamed nerve troubles his eye as he veers between elation and despair, overwhelmed by the noise and bustle of the streets, unable to connect even with a visiting girlfriend. Written in 1971, Melvyn Bragg's sixth novel draws a remarkable portrait of a man's courageous fight to keep his mental balance and regain a sense of identity amid the stress and intoxication of modern city life.

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About the Author

Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg of Wigton in the County of Cumbria, CH, HonFRS, FRSL, FBA is an English broadcaster, author and parliamentarian. He is the editor and presenter of The South Bank Show, and the presenter of the BBC Radio 4 documentary series In Our Time.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Fine first edition with some slight bruising to the top and bottom of the spine and a bump on the top corner pf the front panel. In a near-fine, clipped dust jacket with bumping and bruising along the top and bottom edges.

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