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Brian (Lester) Glanville Biography - Brian Glanville Comments:

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(1972) There has, I suppose, been some tendency to categorize my work under three headings; that which deals with Italy (Along the Arno, A Cry of Crickets, A Roman Marriage), that which deals with Jewish life (The Bankrupts, Diamond), and that which deals with professional football (The Rise of Gerry Logan and many of the short stories). I think I might accept the categorization of the two Jewish novels, but it scarcely places The Olympian, which uses an athlete as its figure, athletics as its theme, or rather as its metaphor; or A Second Home, which is narrated in the first person by a Jewish actress—and has been bracketed with A Roman Marriage, itself narrated by a young girl. Again, one can, and does, use similar material for widely different purposes.

A large disenchantment with the conventional novel and its possibilities has, I think, led one gradually away from it, to more experimental methods. Like many novelists of serious intentions, one lives uneasily from one novel to the elusive next, always questioning and trying to establish the validity of the form.

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almost 3 years ago

WHEN BRIAN GLANVILLE WROTE ABOUT ILLEGAL CRITICISM OF MARSEILLE FRANCE FOOTBALL CLUB AFTER THE 1990 EUROPEAN CUP FINAL, WHEN RED STAR BELGRADE BEAT MARSEILLE IN THE FINAL, WAS THE ISSUE APPARITIONS NEAR MARSEILLE FRANCE AND MONTPELLIER FRANCE, THAT STALK AND ANNOY FOOTBALLERS DURING THE AGE 31 -37 EXERCISE PROGRAMME.
THE CULT ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE CRITICISMS HAVE NOW TURNED THEIR ATTENTION TO THE CORPORATIONS, AIR-FRANCE, BRITISH AIRWAYS, AMERICAN CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, THE FRANCE FOOTBALL TEAM, BORDEAUX FRANCE FOOTBALL CLUB AND THE FRENCH TELEVISION ON THE ISSUE OF THESE APPARITIONS IN FRANCE, AND APPEAR TO BE LED BY THE FRENCH TWO HOUR A WEEK TRAINING CENTRES.
AIR-FRANCE; BRITISH-AIRWAYS AND AMERICAN-UNITED-AIRLINES INVESTIGATORS CANT BELIEVE HOW INTOLERABLE THE SITUATION WOULD BE IF AMERICA HAD WON THE FOOTBALL WORLD CUP IN 1998, AND HAVE CHANGED THEIR CORPORATE PLANS ACCORDINGLY!
BEST-REGARDS--JONATHAN WATSON-ANDERSON, SCORER WINNING GOAL FOR AMSTERDAM-NETHERLANDS FOOTBALL CLUB IN 1995 EUROPEAN CUP FINAL, PRESENTLY DEALING WITH THESE APPARITIONS IN PROVENCE FRANCE, NEAR MARSEILLE FRANCE, AGE 37.