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The Resource The best after-dinner stories, selected and introduced by Tim Heald ; with illustrations by Paul Cox

The best after-dinner stories, selected and introduced by Tim Heald ; with illustrations by Paul Cox

Label
The best after-dinner stories
Title
The best after-dinner stories
Statement of responsibility
selected and introduced by Tim Heald ; with illustrations by Paul Cox
Contributor
Illustrator
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stories to be told after dinner
Cataloging source
ABC
Dewey number
825.0108
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4193.O4
LC item number
B47 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heald, Tim
  • Cox, Paul
  • Folio Society (London, England)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/selectioneditor
G2C1mZqsw84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Storytelling
  • Dinners and dining
Target audience
adult
Label
The best after-dinner stories, selected and introduced by Tim Heald ; with illustrations by Paul Cox
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Address to the Samuel Johnson Society
  • top secret
  • The Think Tank
  • Ten ways not to start a funny story
  • Miles Kington
  • Stranger than fiction
  • John Mortimer
  • Trollope and sex
  • Joanna Trollope
  • Refuge of insulted saints
  • Robertson Davies
  • Libby Purves
  • Golden wedding
  • HM the Queen
  • Royal, real and republic
  • Margaret Scott
  • An evening with Brian Johnston
  • Tim Herald
  • A
  • birthday tribute to Jasper Griffin
  • Thomas Braun
  • Lewis Carroll and Ralph Steadman
  • Charles Townshend's champagne speech
  • Alan White
  • but we'll need some jam
  • Ralph Steadman
  • Bredget Jones at a wedding
  • Helen Fielding
  • Be Ro and borrowed hats
  • Maureen Lipman
  • To the society of Dorset men
  • David brunett
  • Not enough cricket
  • Horace Walpole
  • William Ind, Bishop of Truro
  • Meeting David Niven
  • Jilly Cooper
  • The
  • incomparable Rex Harrison
  • Peter Garland
  • A
  • run-in with Dame Edith Evans
  • Peter Ustinov
  • Business unusual or THE END
  • A
  • few auspicious words
  • P. G. Wodehouse
  • Hugh Casson and Laurie Lee
  • Jose Manser
  • A
  • Our host
  • Thatcher put-down
  • Jose Manser
  • Dear Bill
  • John Wells and Richard Ingrams
  • On His Majesty's birthday
  • The King's Tradesmen
  • Speechlessness
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • Just not cricket
  • Sir Pelham Warner
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • From 'The Lay of St. Cutbert'
  • Revd R. H. Barham
  • PS America
  • Charles Dickens
  • Dingley Dell v. All Muggletonians
  • Charles Dickens
  • Ballades and beachcomber
  • Richard Ingrams
  • The
  • new south
  • Henry V's St. Crispin's Day speech
  • Henry W. Grady
  • Lettery men
  • Mark Twain
  • A
  • prominent feature
  • Hichael Holroyd
  • Winton Churchill
  • A. P. Herbert
  • To the Corinthians
  • Winston Churchill
  • William Shakespeare
  • On England
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Advice on speech-making
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Falls of Lodore
  • John Fothergill
  • The
  • English laugh
  • A. P. Herbert
  • In brief
  • Waterloo
  • Mae West
  • In brief
  • Dorothy Parker
  • In brief
  • Groucho Marx
  • How to be a spy
  • Groucho Marx
  • Sir Herbert and Lady Tree
  • Osbert Sitwell
  • The
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • English laugh -- again
  • A. P. Herbert
  • Such a treat
  • Maurice Baring
  • The
  • English laugh--chorus
  • A. P. Herbert
  • After dinner
  • A. P. Herbert
  • Useful and acceptable gifts
  • In brief
  • Joyce Grenfell
  • Dreading it
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • From a bricklayer in Golders Green
  • Gerard Hoffnung
  • Lord David Cecil's dismay
  • Patrick Garland
  • The
  • Pembroke smoker
  • Clive James
  • Samuel Johnson
  • To the French Chamber of Commerce
  • Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh
  • Lord Beaverbrook's last speech
  • John Gordon
  • Apprentice
  • Lord Beaverbrook
  • On Gyles Bradreth
  • Matthew Parris
  • Gobbledegook or small print
  • Gyles Bradreth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 52802810
  • (OCoLC)52802810
Label
The best after-dinner stories, selected and introduced by Tim Heald ; with illustrations by Paul Cox
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Address to the Samuel Johnson Society
  • top secret
  • The Think Tank
  • Ten ways not to start a funny story
  • Miles Kington
  • Stranger than fiction
  • John Mortimer
  • Trollope and sex
  • Joanna Trollope
  • Refuge of insulted saints
  • Robertson Davies
  • Libby Purves
  • Golden wedding
  • HM the Queen
  • Royal, real and republic
  • Margaret Scott
  • An evening with Brian Johnston
  • Tim Herald
  • A
  • birthday tribute to Jasper Griffin
  • Thomas Braun
  • Lewis Carroll and Ralph Steadman
  • Charles Townshend's champagne speech
  • Alan White
  • but we'll need some jam
  • Ralph Steadman
  • Bredget Jones at a wedding
  • Helen Fielding
  • Be Ro and borrowed hats
  • Maureen Lipman
  • To the society of Dorset men
  • David brunett
  • Not enough cricket
  • Horace Walpole
  • William Ind, Bishop of Truro
  • Meeting David Niven
  • Jilly Cooper
  • The
  • incomparable Rex Harrison
  • Peter Garland
  • A
  • run-in with Dame Edith Evans
  • Peter Ustinov
  • Business unusual or THE END
  • A
  • few auspicious words
  • P. G. Wodehouse
  • Hugh Casson and Laurie Lee
  • Jose Manser
  • A
  • Our host
  • Thatcher put-down
  • Jose Manser
  • Dear Bill
  • John Wells and Richard Ingrams
  • On His Majesty's birthday
  • The King's Tradesmen
  • Speechlessness
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • Just not cricket
  • Sir Pelham Warner
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • From 'The Lay of St. Cutbert'
  • Revd R. H. Barham
  • PS America
  • Charles Dickens
  • Dingley Dell v. All Muggletonians
  • Charles Dickens
  • Ballades and beachcomber
  • Richard Ingrams
  • The
  • new south
  • Henry V's St. Crispin's Day speech
  • Henry W. Grady
  • Lettery men
  • Mark Twain
  • A
  • prominent feature
  • Hichael Holroyd
  • Winton Churchill
  • A. P. Herbert
  • To the Corinthians
  • Winston Churchill
  • William Shakespeare
  • On England
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Advice on speech-making
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Falls of Lodore
  • John Fothergill
  • The
  • English laugh
  • A. P. Herbert
  • In brief
  • Waterloo
  • Mae West
  • In brief
  • Dorothy Parker
  • In brief
  • Groucho Marx
  • How to be a spy
  • Groucho Marx
  • Sir Herbert and Lady Tree
  • Osbert Sitwell
  • The
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • English laugh -- again
  • A. P. Herbert
  • Such a treat
  • Maurice Baring
  • The
  • English laugh--chorus
  • A. P. Herbert
  • After dinner
  • A. P. Herbert
  • Useful and acceptable gifts
  • In brief
  • Joyce Grenfell
  • Dreading it
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • From a bricklayer in Golders Green
  • Gerard Hoffnung
  • Lord David Cecil's dismay
  • Patrick Garland
  • The
  • Pembroke smoker
  • Clive James
  • Samuel Johnson
  • To the French Chamber of Commerce
  • Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh
  • Lord Beaverbrook's last speech
  • John Gordon
  • Apprentice
  • Lord Beaverbrook
  • On Gyles Bradreth
  • Matthew Parris
  • Gobbledegook or small print
  • Gyles Bradreth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 52802810
  • (OCoLC)52802810

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