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Absolute Beginners (1986)

Absolute Beginners (1986)

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 […]

eBay watch: Absolute Beginners book

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 […]