The "Longman Study Texts" are designed to cover a wide range of classics and modern writers and the full range of literary genres. They are geared to both examination and coursework requirements at GCSE level with many texts for A level study, and ...
they aim to avoid examination short cuts such as plot summaries or potted character sketches. This text of "Paradise Postponed" is accompanied here by editorial introductions and notes and questions which aim to give GCSE and A level students the opportunity to explore the characters, ideas and situations within the book. A personal essay by the writer, who is the author of several novels and well known as a radio, television and stage dramatist, is included.