Room at the Top (novel)

Room at the Top is a novel by John Braine, first published in the United Kingdom by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1957, about the rise of an ambitious young man of humble origin, and the socio-economic struggles undergone in realising his social ambitions in post-war Britain. A film adaptation was made in 1959, followed in 2012 by a TV film. John Minton's cover art from the first edition was restored and used on the new edition by Valancourt Books in 2013.

Room at the Top
First edition
AuthorJohn Braine
Cover artistJohn Minton[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
Published1957 Eyre & Spottiswoode
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages256 pp