The Time Between

This WW2 novel shows Pam, Jo and Hannah and their family and friends during the difficult years when Holland was occupied by the Germans.

The Time Between

The Time Between

This WW2 novel shows Pam, Jo and Hannah and their family and friends during the difficult years when Holland was occupied by the Germans. They print illegal newspapers, hide Jewish children, commit sabotage. Their lives come together through Adrian who is active in the resistance. He is Pam's lover, Jo's first infatuation and Hannah's lover.

Reading George Szirtes

These are played out especially in his celebrated long poems and extended sequences, The Photographer in Winter, Metro, The Courtyards, An English Apocalypse and Reel.

Reading George Szirtes

Reading George Szirtes

George Szirtes is a leading figure in contemporary poetry in England and in Hungary, the country of his birth. His poems explore - in a wide variety of complex, skilfully handled forms - his origins, his life, and his critical engagements with works by other poets and artists. They offer powerful and moving meditations on the roles and functions of the poet in the modern world. Reading George Szirtes offers the first sustained analysis of Szirtes' work, mapping his development chronologically and thematically, and paying close attention to form and technique in its analysis of each poem.Haunted by his family's knowledge and experience of war, occupation and the Holocaust, as well as by loss, danger and exile, all of Szirtes' poetry covers universal themes: love, desire and illusion; loyalty and betrayal; history, art and memory; humanity and truth. Throughout his work, there is a conflict between two states of mind, the possibility of happiness and apprehension of disaster. These are played out especially in his celebrated long poems and extended sequences, The Photographer in Winter, Metro, The Courtyards, An English Apocalypse and Reel. John Sears offers detailed and lucid readings of these and other key poems - including Szirtes' most recent poetry - relating them to historical events and to work by other poets. Reading George Szirtes is a critical companion volume to George Szirtes' New and Collected Poems. Both books are published on Szirtes' 60th birthday.

1815

When Talleyrand speaks in his memoirs of his former “love for Napoleon” one gets a distinct impression it was a love ... An émigré and staunch supporter of the Bourbons, he devoted a whole volume of his memoirs to Napoleon, filled with ...

1815

1815

The seventeen months from April 1814 to August 1815 were an extraordinary period in European history; a period which saw two sieges of Paris, a complete revision of Europe's political frontiers, an international Congress set up in Vienna, civil war in Italy and international war in Belgium.Gregor Dallas tells the story of these days through the perspectives of three very different European cities: the great metropolis of London, post-revolutionary Paris and baroque Vienna. The writing is almost cinematic in its power to evoke and bring to life the Europe of Tolstoy: the ebb and flow of power, of armies and of peoples across Europe's northern plains. Working essentially from primary sources, Dallas is as interested in the weather conditions before battle as in the way cartoonists reacted to court intrigues and fashions.It is also Europe seen through the eyes of its central players: Talleyrand, who has served nearly every French regime since the Revolution of 1789; Metternich, who devises new plans for a 'Germany' that does not yet exist and for a 'Europe' that remains devided; Wellington, who reveals himself a diplomat as well as a soldier; Tsar Alexander, an idealist seeking to impose a uniform plan for all Europe; and 'Boney' himself, who has his own ideal of Europe and, though banished to Elba, does not abandon his dream to realise it.

Manitoba School Journal

Letters From Britain ad INSTEAD OF EDITORIALS WE ARE THIS MONTH AND NEXT MONTH REPRINTING COPIES OF LETTERS WRITTEN ... own homes and to the school itself , and your love and loyalty will grow stronger through the fact of separation .

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The Free Press

Your memorialists beg to inform you that some of their The subject then dropped . it is stated , afterwards overthrown by the English Foreign menace his sovereign and Queen ; to ask her consort how he occupation of the Allies , after ...

The Free Press

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Elementals

These stories deal with betrayal and loyalty, quests and longings, and loneliness and passion.

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Elementals

These stories deal with betrayal and loyalty, quests and longings, and loneliness and passion. A scholar pursues an elusive biographer, stumbling upon buried fragments of distant lives. A woman walks out of her previous existence and encounters an ice-blond stranger from a secretive world."

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