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‘Tropic of Ruislip’ author Leslie Thomas dies aged 83 | Watford Observer

Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 28, Steffi rated it did not like it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Comedy Selected by the Guardian’s Review team and ruislop panel of expert judges, this list includes only novels — no memoirs, no short stories, no long poems — from any decade and in any language.

Tropic of Ruislip

Arno Laty rated it liked it Apr 04, Mr John D Leech rated it liked it Mar 28, The ending is particularly weak. He lives on the Plummers Park Estates with his wife Audrey and his daughter.


Andrew is a reporter for a small local newspaper. So while the Plummers Park residents are prepared to riislip off intruders, they embrace their own—and often with hilarious results. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I think it was fairly “naughty” for that era, so that’s probably why I enjoyed it!

Robbin Nichol rated it really liked it Nov 05, Notify me of new posts via email. Email required Address never made public. John rated it liked it Mar 12, Whilst I enjoyed reading this book again, I did feel it was dated.

Leslie Thomas—who is perhaps best known for his novel The Virgin Soldiers and there was a film made from the novellampoons the middle classes unmercifully while ridiculing the preciousness of all ,eslie is held dear. This site uses cookies.

Tropic Of Ruislip by Leslie Thomas

The characters tnomas are wonderful creations, though, introduced to us beautifully, very funny, real and touching. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

George Ganderton rated it really liked it Sep 28, Eleonora rated it it was amazing Oct 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is whilst reporting on events at the local magistrates court that he meets Bessie White, the year old grand-daughter of one of the defendant.


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Not much else to say really. Aug 10, Wwmrsweasleydo rated it liked it. Tagged as British fiction lleslie, comic fiction. Tony rated it really liked it Mar 24, Kevin rated it liked it Feb 23, Guy Savage on Newcomer: You are commenting using your WordPress. Leslie Thomas’ prose, characters and evocation of time and place are once rujslip faultless, but in this book his plot lets him down. David Hayes rated it really liked it Jul 23,