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THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... the relaxation of complete sympathy. His agent is a good man. This nameless agent, D., was once a professor. Then came the civil war. D. sided with the people he lost an adored wife, he was imprisoned, tortured, finally exchanged. His country is not men ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... a newly-formed unit. The Signals operate and maintain communication between the guns searchlights R.A.F., and Observer Corps. They also fulfil similar duties in respect of administrative communication between the division and other units inside the division ...

THE CASE OF DOROTHY PARKER: Robert Flaherty's Canadian Effort--Pamela Hinkson's Irish Study--and C. V. R. ..

... the ironic humour or the biting wit that informs so many of the others. It was written a year or two ago, during the Spanish civil war, and it is one of the most moving and at the same time most acute pieces of observation that has ever been put into words ...

Published: Saturday 28 October 1939
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1778 | Page: 30 | Tags: Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... nice fat pig they would immediately cast aside all thoughts of fatigue. The relations between the Japanese and the Chinese civil popu lation in conquered districts seem on the whole to have been friendlv. Mr. Hino pavs the Chinese manv tributes the beautv ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... semi-villains (racecourse touts, etc.). As for class friction, trade unionism, strikes, slumps, unemployment, Fascism and civil war not a mention. The effect and no doubt the intention.of such literature, Mr. Orwell decides, is to make the masses contented ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... it into a desert. An Indian girl, she dreamed of the day when her country should be freed of Spanish domination, whether civil or religious, and the rule of the Incas be restored. The first step was to get rid of the Jesuits, and this could most easily ...

NOTABLE BOOKS of the WEEK: Autobiographies and Political Reportage

... has written a book of the moment and for the moment. His twelve lances are in the hands of twelve of Europe's leaders in the united war effort, and the book is in the form of a dozen intimate, biographical sketches of these men and of their backgrounds, ...

Published: Saturday 13 April 1940
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1561 | Page: 28 | Tags: Review 

Morocco the Warrior

... make us all alike. Mauretayiia is obviously a standard book of lasting delight and value. The remaining books are about the United States. Mr. Sinclair Lewis's novel, Bethel Merriday (Cape gs. 6 d.), is about a girl who wants to become a great actress, ...

Published: Wednesday 17 April 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1390 | Page: 23 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

The Bystander Bookshelf: The Devonshire House Set

... in Spanish affairs Dr. Marlowe, a strong-minded Left Wing lady, took a family party over the Pyrenees in the year after the Civil War, to look for her missing son, who had fought in the Inter national Brigade. She re members a young Aragonese marquis who ...

Published: Wednesday 03 July 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1244 | Page: 26 | Tags: Illustrations  Review