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man who rode Ampersand

Ferdinand Mount

man who rode Ampersand

by Ferdinand Mount

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jockeys -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in Great Britain: Chatto and Windus, 1975.

    StatementMount Ferdinand.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18938821M
    ISBN 100099285983

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Aldous (Gus) Cotton—the asthmatic hero of Ferdinand Mount’s critically acclaimed series A Chronicle of Modern TwilightAuthor: Ferdinand Mount.

Get this from a library. The man who rode Ampersand. [Ferdinand Mount] -- Aldous "Gus" Cotton struggles to deal with his notorious father, Harry, who had achieved success as the jockey who rode the legendary Gold Cup winner Ampersand to victory but who now is more. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The revelation that they were in fact together. THE MAN WHO RODE AMPERSAND. by Ferdinand Mount. BUY NOW FROM when he gains limited celebrity as the amateur jockey briefly entrusted with the valuable racehorse Ampersand, before tending bar at the moderately lurid Pyjama Club, romancing a feisty Fraülein in Hitler’s Germany, contracting tuberculosis during wartime and dallying at.

THE MAN WHO RODE AMPERSAND Buy this book a jockey who for one glorious moment in the s rode a champion horse and always thereafter saw that moment as a touchstone in an otherwise. Click to read more about The Man Who Rode Ampersand by Ferdinand Mount.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers2/5(1). The Man Who Rode Ampersand (Book): Mount, Ferdinand: "Aldous (Gus) Cotton - the chronically asthmatic hero of Ferdinand Mount's recent novel, Fairness - has a problem: Its name is Harry.

Harry is a carouser, an amateur jockey, a compulsive gambler, a charmer with an unfortunate penchant for excess. He is also Gus's father." "Dead set mostly on detaching himself from any paternal and all real.

Jun 19,  · The Man Who Rode Ampersand by Ferdinand Mount,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). The Man Who Rode Ampersand by Ferdinand Mount (Carroll & Graf; $25) Far into this dense, splendid novel, Aldous Cotton, who has constructed an indelible portrait of his lamentable father, Harry.

The Man Who Rode Ampersand, The Selkirk Strip: A Post-Imperial Tale, Of Love And Asthma, The Liquidator, Fairness, and Heads You Win: A Chronicle of Mod. Ferdinand Mount attended Greenways and Sunningdale School before Eton College after which he went to Christ Church, Oxford.

Mount worked at Conservative Party HQ as Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit during –83, when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister and played a significant part in devising the general election manifesto. He is president of the university, she is a dean at the divinity school – African-Americans living in ‘the heart of whiteness’.

Lemaster’s connections lead to the President of the United States, his old college room-mate. Julia is connected to the dead man, Kellen Zant, her lover before she met Lemaster. The man who rode Ampersand was in fact, an amateur jockey named Harry Cotton. Harry is a compulsive gambler.

The resulting decline in his fortunes takes him through three decades of adventures, melancholy, heroic, and comic by turn, which cut a broad swathe of disorder through provincial race meetings, 'one -night cheap hotels' and three luxurious redoubts of the fabulously rich.

Aug 11,  · THE MAN WHO RODE AMPERSAND. By Ferdinand Mount. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers. $ FERDINAND MOUNT, currently the editor of The Times Literary Supplement, is also the author of nine. The Man Who Rode Ampersand, by Ferdinand Mount. Carroll & Graf. pages.

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Man Who Rode Ampersand, The. Amateur jockey, Harry Cotton’s transition from racing skills, champagne receptions, and above all, the sweet experience of an invitation to ride Ampersand, the legendary Gold Cup winner, to the grim world of bedsits was brought about by his unfortunate penchant for gambling.

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Mount, Ferdinand. ISBN. Format. Paperback. Recommended Price. R Published. March About the book: Amateur jockey, Harry Cotton's transition from racing skills, champagne receptions, and above all, the sweet experience of an.Ferdinand Mount is a prizewinning novelist, essayist and political journalist.

He was editor of the Times Literary Supplement for over a decade and before that Head of the Downing Street Policy Unit.

His political columns in the Spectator, the Dai.