Ever wondered who the lead character in Absolute Beginners was based on? According to the introduction of Baron’s Court All Change, it was Terry Taylor.
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Some years back, I saw Paul Weller on TV talking a book he’d apparently just re-read. That book was called Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes.
Can you believe it is 30 years since this hit the big screen? Well it is – and to celebrate that fact, there is an Absolute Beginners: 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray.
The headline says it all really, you can get a copy of Absolute Beginners for just 99p for the Amazon Kindle.
Absolute Beginners – it was the film franchise that couldn’t fail. A cult novel that reads like a film screenplay, a ‘hip’ director and a bag load of goodwill. But it did fail – and unlike most movies that get ripped apart by the critics, this one didn’t even get […]
This year, Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes is 60 years old. Yes, the grandaddy of youth culture novels is more or less a pensioner. But despite this milestone being reached, the standalone book is out of print and showing no sign of a reissue. Enter eBay. You can buy the […]