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The Late Breakfasters

(1964)
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"I suppose calling anything by Robert Aickman weird or odd would be quite superfluous to those who are familiar with Aickman's enigmatic stories. The Late Breakfasters, an early, very hard to find, novel which was published in 1964, exhibits Aickman's standard absurdities and odd cast of characters but in clocking in at 250 pages is by far his longest work. Aickman allows himself more character development, particularly with the heroine of the novel, Griselda de Reptonville. The novel is a fine mix of drawing room comedy, Greek fairytale, feminist tract, a lesbian love story, a spoof of the upper classes, a screed against communism and the unwashed masses, and, I suppose, the death of a particular way of life.. a truly strange and wonderful story" - Richard Romeo.

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Hardback Editions

February 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: Late Breakfasters ([New Portway classics of fantasy and science fiction])
Author(s): Robert Aickman
ISBN: 0-85997-353-0 / 978-0-85997-353-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Late Breakfasters (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Robert Aickman
ISBN: 0-571-31684-0 / 978-0-571-31684-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Late Breakfasters
Author(s): Robert Aickman
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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March 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Late Breakfasters
Author(s): Robert Aickman
Publisher: Valancourt Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Late Breakfasters (Faber Finds)
Author(s): Robert Aickman
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK