|Publisher||MacGibbon & Kee|
|Media type||Print (hardcover, paperback)|
The novel interweaves scenes at and near a neighborhood movie theatre, using movies as a touchstone for exploring Catholic values in a changing world, where the cinema introduces values and behaviors from the greater society that differ from those of the traditional community. Various characters are portrayed, representing, to a certain extent, common types of people in a small earlyish twentieth-century British London neighborhood, though the focus is on one lower-middle-class family.
- « Conservative Radicalism » :
le roman catholique britannique contemporain, by Jean-Michel Ganteau, Voices from British Literature, http://www.paradigme.com/sources/SOURCES-PDF/Pages%20de%20Sources04-3-3.pdf, pp. 152~154.
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