Description - A High-Pitched Buzz by Roger Longrigg
'Brimming with talent. Longrigg is a real discovery' - "New Statesman". Henry Fenwick's life is complicated. By day he works in advertising, throwing some (but not all) of his morals to the wind as he attempts success in the tangled, competitive world of his chosen profession. Through copy liaison sessions, difficult client meetings and endless office intrigue, it's an exhausting world. By night, Henry attempts to seduce Elizabeth. And with rarified parties, Chelsea nightclubs and espresso coffee bars to contend with, it's no less fierce a challenge. Published originally in 1956, "A High-Pitched Buzz" was Roger Longrigg's first novel. Written with sharp insight and sparklingly funny prose and laced with wickedly accurate dialogue, it's a remarkable and highly entertaining debut.
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(198mm x 126mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Roger Longrigg
Roger Longrigg was born into a military family in 1939. He joined an advertising agency in 1955 and his first novel, A HIGH PITCHED BUZZ, was based on his experiences there. He subsequently went on to write 55 novels under 8 different noms de plums, revelling in the challenge and diversity each individual identity afforded him. Extraordinarily, he achieved success within every category he turned his pen to. He was married to writer Jane Chichester and had three daughters. He died in 2000.