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The Bottle Factory Outing

The Bottle Factory Outing: “

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””’The Bottle Factory Outing””’ is a [[1974]] novel written by [[Beryl Bainbridge]], it was shortlisted for the [[Booker Prize]] that year.

It concerns Freda and Brenda who by night share a dismal [[bedsit]], and by day work in an Italian-run wine-bottling factory. Freda hopes the works outing will provide opportunity for her to capture the heart of Vittorio; Brenda just aims to avoid the clutches of the lecherous Rossi. But the outing ends in tragedy.

The book was inspired by Beryl Bainbridge’s own experiences working in a bottling factory after her divorce in 1959. <ref></ref>


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[[Category: 1974 novels]]


(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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