Refine Search

COMMERCE RAIDER OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: The Exploits of the Alabama

... Commerce Raider of the American Civil War The Exploits of the Alabama When, in 1861, the southern states of North America seceded, setting up a separate government, the British Government issued a proclamation of neutrality in the ensuing struggle and ...

Published: Saturday 20 December 1958
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 985 | Page: 34, 35 | Tags: Review 

NEW NOVELS, and a COLONIAL BIOGRAPHY: Mr. John Coates Makes Merry at the Expense of the Ladies: Sir Alan ..

... of Dr. Lin Yutang's The Importance of Living. Sir Alan Burns, in Colonial Civil Servant (Allen and Unwin. 18s.), begins by saying I was practically born into the Colonial Civil Service. In fact, he was born at St. Kitts, in the Leeward Islands, and his ...

Published: Saturday 06 August 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1499 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

VANISHED WAY OF LIFE: Prince Matila Ghyka's memories of European civilization and Fokine's journals; and this ..

... VANISHED WAY OF LIFE Prince Matila Ghyka's memories of European civilization and Fokine's journals and this week's fiction When one writes of an autobiography or a book of reminiscences that it has been a revelation one may well be sincere, but one may ...

Published: Saturday 16 December 1961
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1117 | Page: 32, 33 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A LITERARY LETTER: A Long-expected Volume of Memoirs--Copyright and Civil List Pensions--German Friendship

... father's memory. Let her second edition, however, be the original five volumes as written. The publication of this year's Civil List pen sions has naturally created a good deal of comment, and there is a tendency to deplore the smallness of the sum allotted ...

Published: Saturday 17 July 1909
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2271 | Page: 28 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A WOMAN'S NOVEL OF EXCELLENCE: A Realistic Love Story; The Humour of the American Civil Service; William ..

... the vagaries of the Civil Service, one naturally thinks of it as our Civil Service, and so it is possibly a boon (besides being highly educational) to discover that these fine organisa tions behave just as inscrutably in the United States the main difference ...

Published: Saturday 15 February 1958
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1428 | Page: 36 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE MEN OF POWER: A Gallery of Portraits by Woodrow Wyatt; The Story of the Brigade of Guards and an Account of ..

... Portraits by Woodrow Wyatt The Story of the Brigade of Guards and an Account of a Famous Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War; History, Travel and Religion; Recent Fiction MANY of the men who help to direct, or at least to influence, the destinies ...

Published: Saturday 10 January 1959
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1832 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

MEMOIRS, TRAVEL, AND CHILD PSYCHOLOGY: Sean O'Casey's Tempestuous Memoirs: Alexander Clifford and Jenny ..

... of his childhood. The Copperheads (Cassell. 15s.) is a huge novel both physically (660 pages) and in scope (the American civil war and the forty years after it). Mr. William Blake has taken on a tremendous job in making a coherent story against the ...

Published: Saturday 29 January 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1394 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FRENCH ADVENTURER IN INDIA: A Biography of the Eighteenth-century Count de Boigne; a Portrait of Middleton ..

... Biography of the Eighteenth-century Count de Boigne a Portrait of Middleton Murry Autobiography and Adventure and Novels from the United States and Canada THERE are times in a man's life when a fairly simple change of name may lead to a complex and even spectacular ...

Published: Saturday 07 November 1959
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1773 | Page: 42 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

Books

... will be heard at the polls. For twenty-five years he served there as an army officer, but not until he s became a Civil Liaison and Resettlement Officer in close contact with village life did he realize his ignor- s ance of affairs. Then he set out to try ...

Books

... adventure when you have lived through the war experiences of Three Came Home. Agnes Keith gives an intimate picture of the resettling with husband and small son in White Man Returns (Michael Joseph, 15s.) and of the changed con ditions especially in the ...

THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE

... pace, and an all-round competence that is a credit to the entire cast and production unit. The story of how, owing to an error by the Ministry of Education (Resettlement Department), a girls' school was sent to share accommo dation with a boys' school was ...

Published: Wednesday 29 March 1950
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 448 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review