Living by Henry Green

"Living" is a novel that offers a vivid and absorbing depiction of the British working class in the 1920s. The narrative follows the lives of factory workers and their families in Birmingham, focusing on the minutiae of their daily lives, their struggles, hopes, and dreams. The novel is renowned for its unique style of writing, which eliminates definite articles and uses industrial Midlands dialect, creating a distinctive rhythm and cadence that mirrors the repetitive nature of factory work.

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