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First and Last #2020

First and Last One spring morning a quiet shy man in his sixties sets out from Land s End to walk the length of his native land He has never walked than a dozen miles in his life before his health is uncertain hi

  • Title: First and Last
  • Author: Michael Frayn
  • ISBN: 9780413171900
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Paperback
  • First and Last By Michael Frayn, One spring morning a quiet, shy man in his sixties sets out from Land s End to walk the length of his native land He has never walked than a dozen miles in his life before, his health is uncertain, his boots are new, and he is too diffident to talk to anyone he meets along the way.His slow, solitary progress up the spine of Britain is watched by an unseen audience One spring morning a quiet, shy man in his sixties sets out from Land s End to walk the length of his native land He has never walked than a dozen miles in his life before, his health is uncertain, his boots are new, and he is too diffident to talk to anyone he meets along the way.His slow, solitary progress up the spine of Britain is watched by an unseen audience his family and friends at home How far will he get before he is forced to give up Is he being heroic or merely selfish As the days of his absence go by the old alliances and quarrels inside the family shift and alter What emerges is a story about the arbitrariness of human endeavour and about the tenacious complexity of human relationships about one man s glimpse of the country he lives in about courage and about love.First and Last was directed by Alan Dossor in a production for BBC television, with Joss Ackland as the walker.

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    1. A screenplay about an old man who walks across the length of England It was fairly funny in the way screenplays can be, through description of visual humor It was also kind of touching, although I think it attempted too much psycho drama for its length.

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