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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 ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. BETWEEN the ending of the last civil war and the outbreak of the next, which is usually in Spain quite soon. Do you know the voice? I may have been exaggerating, but I thought the author of And No Man's Wit revealed herself ...

Published: Wednesday 31 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1016 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... remembered when their stepfather calls it haunting he makes an understatement. Their father, a brilliant soldier, but a waster in civil life, dies in the war of 1914-18, leaving almost nothing to his wife, but to his sons a con siderable share of his difficult ...

CINEMA CAMEOS

... from one of those long historical novels that are so popular in the United States. With a background of the War of Independence, that major scuffle that preceded Scarlett O'Hara's civil war, it tells the story of a gentlewoman of Virginia (Martha Scott) ...

Published: Wednesday 29 January 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1328 | Page: 10 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... is the author of The Women of England to be published in America. The book deals with the work of the Women's Services and Civil Defence organisations, and tells many tales of courage and fortitude during the raids. MRS. LEAF, MRS. PRIOR-PALMER, M.T.C ...

CINEMA CAMEOS

... he reached the factory and salvaged the machines. Finding a British Army lorry in charge of some Tommies who had lost their unit, he enlisted their help, and, with the Germans only a few hours behind, raced across the refugee-packed countryside to the ...

Published: Wednesday 22 April 1942
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2284 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

CINEMA CAMEOS. By C. A. LEJEUNE

... sets about organising his resources. Civil construction engineers dig pits and slit trenches Air-raid drills are made com- pulsory. A special J apanes envoy, on his way to Washing ton, is welcomed with a sceptics civility. But the defence plans continue. ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... Cranston does not attempt elaborate portraits. He deals with simple types, some- L times with men who have been misfits in civil life but who find that the Navy brings out the best in them. They are, as a rule, good-tempered, good-natured and affection ...

Published: Wednesday 28 July 1943
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1814 | Page: 22 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

WE TAKE OFF OUR HAT TO--

... ary Under-Secretary to the Minister, is shown taking lessons in holding a baseball bat from Miss Helen Garnett, permanent Civil Servant in the Shipping Relations Division and one of England's few women players. She spends a good deal of her spare time ...

Published: Wednesday 22 September 1943
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 636 | Page: 18 | Tags: Photographs