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Author: Michael Frayn,J. B. Morton
ISBN: 0434797065
Subcategory: Humor
Publisher Arrow (A Division of Random House Group); New edition edition (October 3, 1988)
Language English
Category: Humor
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by Michael Frayn,J. B. Morton


John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, better known by his preferred abbreviation J. B. Morton (7 June 1893 – 10 May 1979) was an English humorous writer noted for authoring a column called "By the Way" under the pen name 'Beachc.

John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, better known by his preferred abbreviation J. Morton (7 June 1893 – 10 May 1979) was an English humorous writer noted for authoring a column called "By the Way" under the pen name 'Beachcomber' in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975. G. K. Chesterton described Morton as "a huge thunderous wind of elemental and essential laughter"; according to Evelyn Waugh, he had "the greatest comic fertility of any Englishman".

The Best of Beachcomber book. John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, CBE, who is best known by his preferred abbreviation . Morton, was the only child of Edward Morton (Author of San Toy) and Rosamond (daughter of Captain Devereux Bingham of Wartnaby Hall, Leicestershire). He went to Harrow School, and later remarked "What on God's earth do people mean by 'the Public School Type'?

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Beachcomber is one of the funniest books i have read. Actually recommended by Richard Ingrams and ready wrapped for my husband for Christmas. Book in very good condition so am sure he will be pleased. One person found this helpful.

The last and greatest Beachcomber was J B Morton . I have The Best of Beachcomber (1963 – Introduction by Michael Frayn).

The last and greatest Beachcomber was J B Morton, who took over from Wyndham Lewis in 1924, and continued to write it for 50 years, until he was sadly and unceremoniously sacked in 1975. Morton was influenced by Belloc, a friend of the family, and is associated with his style of writing and ‘muscular Christian’ mental outlook.

Frayn, The Best of Beachcomber, p 173). Heroism under torture. Frayn, The Best of Beachcomber, p 113). Justice must not only be seen to be done.

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A selection by Michael Frayn of some of the funniest writings of J.B. Morton, writer of "The Daily Express" "Beachcomber" column for over 40 years. The most memorable exploits of such characters as Dr Strabismus of Utrecht and Mr Justice Cocklecarrot are recounted.