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The bottle factory outing

by Bainbridge, Beryl

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBeryl Bainbridge.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.B162 Bo4, PR6052.A3195 Bo4
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060935M
ISBN 100807607819
LC Control Number74025294
OCLC/WorldCa1283454

  Inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge's own experiences working at a London wine-factory in the s, The Bottle Factory Outing examines issues of friendship and consent, making the novel timelier than ever. Readers will be dazzled by this offbeat, haunting yet /5(K).   The details: Title: The Bottle Factory Outing Author: Beryl Bainbridge Genre: Fiction Pages: Where to buy: Barnes & Noble link What a strange book! I mean that in the best way possible. I absolutely adored it. Dame Beryl Bainbridge used a slight, understated writing style that enhanced the comedic elements of The Bottle Factory Outing, first published in.

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The Bottle Factory Outing, her fourth novel was one of the shortlisted titles in but was beaten to the prize by Stanley Middleton's Holiday. Bainbridge's story is set in a small Italian-run factory somewhere in London which bottles wines and some spirits/5.

Beryl Bainbridge's Bottle Factory Outing is a book about a chalk-and-cheese-couple, who reminded me of Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in the film of Neil Simon's play "The Odd Couple" - complete opposites living a 'can't live with you but can't live without you either!' kind of existence, which is farcical and funny, but with Beryl /5(87).

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Bottle Factory Outing was inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge’s own experiences working as a cellar girl in the mid-twentieth century. Intertwining themes of loneliness and friendship, sexual frustration and personal power, passion and murder, this tragicomedy is a British classic that depicts working /5(2).

The Bottle Factory Outing is a novel about the lives of two women who share an apartment in London and work at a wine factory.

Brenda, who left her abusive husband in the country to come live in the city, is a shy woman who is afraid to speak up for herself and gets pushed around by other people.

The Bottle Factory Outing is a curious book to read so soon after the UK’s EU referendum. Submissions. Rules and how to enter The Booker Prize and The International Booker Prize Submissions.

The Bottle Factory Outing is a book by Beryl Bainbridge and it is considered as her best book. The story of this book is based on the authoresses own experience after she got divorced in She worked as a cellar girl in a factory which did bottling procedure.

The story is revolving around two central characters/5. The Bottle Factory Outing was shortlisted for the prize in A glowing review published that year in The Sunday Times effuses, “After turning the final page of The Bottle Factory Outing one can only gasp, and grope for the right phrase.

What a talent, if that is not too mild a word.”. Buy The Bottle Factory Outing: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, by Bainbridge, Beryl from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(94). Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Bottle Factory Outing was inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge’s own experiences working as a cellar girl in the mid-twentieth century.

Intertwining themes of loneliness and friendship, sexual frustration and personal power, passion and murder, this tragicomedy is a British classic that depicts working-class life as something both terribly morose and wickedly by: 7.

Inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge's own experiences working at a London wine-factory in the s, The Bottle Factory Outing examines issues of friendship and consent, making the novel timelier than ever.4/5(3).

The Bottle Factory Outing is a novel inspired by Bainbridge’s own experience of working in a bottling plant. At times offbeat, the humour is mingled with moments of poignancy particularly in the final scenes as the workers gather at a bizarre party in the factory attic.

Book review: “The Bottle Factory Outing” by Beryl Bainbridge This was my January pick for my Facebook Reading Challenge, the theme for this month being a humorous novel.

I hadn’t read any Bainbridge before and had read that this was considered a comic masterpiece and was in fact shortlisted the Booker Prize in when it was first. The Dressmaker, The Bottle Factory Outing, and Injury Time. Author: Beryl Bainbridge; Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Three darkly comic novels from the two-time Whitbread Award winner whose “masterful restraint reveals an author in complete control of her artistry” (The Guardian).

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Bottle Factory Outing was inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge’s own experiences working as a cellar girl in the mid-twentieth century. Intertwining themes of loneliness and friendship, sexual frustration and personal power, passion and murder, this tragicomedy is a British classic that depicts working-class life as something both terribly morose and 3/5(3).

"The Bottle Factory Outing", is above all else about people, which is in keeping with the author's previous work. The primary characters are two women that while they share the same bed, with an impenetrable wall of pillows between them, could not be more by: 7.

Graham Greene called The Bottle Factory Outing “an outrageously funny and horrifying novel” in the Observer. High praise. She was also shortlisted for the Booker, and, as usual, didn’t win.

The bottle factory outing by Bainbridge, Beryl; 13 editions; First published in   Inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge's own experiences working at a London wine-factory in the s, The Bottle Factory Outing examines issues of friendship and consent, making the novel timelier than ever.3/5(2).

The Bottle Factory Outing would work very well with other novels I grouped back when I was doing Five From the Archive regularly (I must bring that back) and grouped together five excellent books about pairs of women. It’s chiefly about Freda and Brenda, who have a typically Bainbridgian dysfunctional relationship.

Inspired by author Beryl Bainbridge's own experiences working at a London wine-factory in the s, The Bottle Factory Outing examines issues of friendship and consent, making the novel timelier than ever. Readers will be dazzled by this offbeat, haunting yet hilarious Guardian fiction prize-winning novel/5(78).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge Summary & Study Guide by BookRags at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Bookrags.The Bottle Factory Outing is a novel written by Beryl Bainbridge, it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize that year and won the Guardian Fiction Prize.

It is also listed as one of the greatest novels of all time by Robert McCrum of The Observer. The book was inspired by Beryl Bainbridge's.