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FICTION

... FICTION SEAN McMAHON THE BIRD ARTIST. by Norman Howard. Faber. 114 99. KISS IN THE HOTEL JOSEPH CONRAD. Faber. £6.99 avenger of his mother, Ala- He's adultery with Botho August, the local lighthousekeeper. It is hard to convey the pleasure of the writing ...

Published: Saturday 23 July 1994
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 191 | Page: 35 | Tags: none

obvious

... wedlock. He selects six authors • for consideration: Somerset • Maugham, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Edith Whar-2 'ton, Joseph Conrad and • George Gissing. Maugham, who as Hal-1 perin points out, was for 3 one-third of the twentieth century one of the most ...

Published: Saturday 07 April 1990
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 731 | Page: 13 | Tags: none

By lonely Banna

... 1880 s; purser on the SS Bonny bound for the Congo; official with King Leopold ll's Congo Free State: story-teller to Joseph Conrad: HM Consul in Loma, Lisbon and Rio; author of a damning report into the treatment of the Congolese in the rubber plantations ...

Published: Saturday 10 August 1996
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1457 | Page: 30 | Tags: none

JOYCE SOLD FOR

... long-time friends of the Conrads. `Victory' came out in England on 24 September 1915 and was a great popular success. Also by Joseph Conrad was a typescript of the short story Falk with very extensive revisions by Conrad. The tale first appeared in 'Typhoon ...

Published: Saturday 05 July 2008
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 64 | Page: 77 | Tags: none

QUESTION TIME

... QUESTION TIME 1. Which Premier League soccer team plays at Turf Moor? 2. Which Joseph Conrad novel is the film 'Apocalypse Now' based on? 3. Podgorica is the capital city of which European country? 4. Complete the U 2 song title: Gonna Pay For Youi Crashed ...

Published: Monday 31 August 2009
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 63 | Page: 21 | Tags: none

MOVIE QUIZ

... MOVIE QUIZ I. Which Joseph Conrad novel inspired ApOcairpse Now 2. What was the name of Edward G Robinson's character in The Sea War 3. Who directed Play Misty For Me' 4. Who co-starred with Eric Idle in NURS On the Run? 5. Which film opens with William ...

Published: Wednesday 07 December 1994
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 74 | Page: 28 | Tags: none

Paradise Island

... paradtsical. With a pa Phrase on the Naples boast the rn patriating Dutch colonial would's': To visit Bali and then MO home. Joseph Conrad. that great Yolk born master of English. has described it as he approached it journey under a rising moor: - s fairy garden ...

Published: Tuesday 24 February 1942
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 130 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

CHECK IN

... tal.com). Superior river wing rooms cost $330 (€250); to push the boat out, stay in the authors' suite (frequented by Joseph Conrad, Noel Coward and the like) for $950 (€730). An excellent alternative at the other end of the scale is the Bel-Aire Princess ...

Published: Saturday 19 February 2005
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 123 | Page: 45 | Tags: none

3.25-ANIMATION NOW 3.35-THE PRIDE AND THE

... NOW -- • Marlon Brando, Robert FltM Dusall and Martin •• • Sheen in Francis Ford Coppola's remarkable war film combining Joseph Conrad and Vietnam in the story of a US Army captain's odyssey through Cambodia (1979)*** 12.25—CIARTS I.3O—CLOSE ...

Published: Saturday 05 January 1991
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 118 | Page: 14 | Tags: none

Out of the mouths of men . .

... men . . . The belief in a supernatural source of evil Is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness Joseph Conrad. Men of few words are the best men Shakespeare Men are generally more careful of the breed of their hones and dogs than ...

Published: Thursday 17 July 1997
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 183 | Page: 13 | Tags: none

QUESTION TIME

... business headlines. (5693411) 11.30—TEN GREAT WRITERS New series of profiles of literary giants, beginning with novelist Joseph Conrad. 19442072) 12.35-OIREACHTAS REPORT Today's proceedings in the Dail. (2369819) I.OS—LATE NEWS Followed by A Prayer at Bedtime ...

Published: Wednesday 11 October 1995
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 176 | Page: 31, 32 | Tags: none

BOOK WORM

... Selma Lagerlof were honoured, and who reads or has even heard of any of those now? Henry James, Guillaume Apollinaire, Joseph Conrad and Thomas Hardy were spurned, while the accolade was given to Verner von Heidenstam, Karl Gjellerup and Carl Spitteler ...

Published: Saturday 20 October 2007
Newspaper: Irish Independent
County: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 193 | Page: 70 | Tags: none