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life of Arthur Ransome

by Hugh Brogan

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Children"s stories -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHugh Brogan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6035.A63 Z57 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 456 p., [26] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2807030M
    ISBN 100224020102
    LC Control Number83239274

    “Arthur Ransome was among the most attractive and gifted literary figures of his time. Hugh Brogan has written a delightful book about him which brings him dramatically back to life.” A.J.P. Taylor, Observer.   WORLD OF ARTHUR RANSOME CHRISTINA HARDYMENT Book Number: Product format: Hardback Although he is chiefly remembered for his 12 classic children's books, Arthur Ransome was also a literary.

    Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:VERYGOOD. See details - The Life of Arthur Ransome by Brogan, Hugh Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. Qty: Buy It Now. Add to cart. Watch. Sold by worldofbooksusa.   Historian Roland Chambers' book 'The Last Englishman: the Double Life of Arthur Ransome' was published in August and is convinced Ransome played both sides off against each other: "He was paid by the Brits, supplied reports to them, and he advised the Cheka (Russian Secret Service) on British foreign policy.

    The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker, and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett, onto the high seas. Under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim), the children brave a real-life pirate and his. Click on the book cover to read a synopsis. Old Peter’s Russian Tales, Rod and Line, Racundra’s First Cruise, Bohemia in London are some of the other titles by .


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The life of Arthur Ransome book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For a man who longed for a quiet existence, Arthur Ransom /5.

Arthur Ransome is nowadays best remembered as the author of the "Swallows and Amazons" series of children's stories -- innocent and fun-loving tales of sailing holidays and boating adventures, generally set in the English Lake District or on the Norfolk Broads in the inter-war period of the now know that Ransome, throughout the years of the First World War and the subsequent 5/5(3).

Arthur Ransome is nowadays best remembered as the author of the "Swallows and Amazons" series of children's stories -- innocent and fun-loving tales of sailing holidays and boating adventures, generally set in the English Lake District or on the Norfolk Broads in the inter-war period of the now know that Ransome, throughout the years of the First World War and the subsequent Cited by: Arthur Ransome, in full Arthur Michell Ransome, (born JanuLeeds, Yorkshire, England—died June 3,Cheadle, near Manchester), English writer best known for the Swallows and Amazons series of children’s novels (–47), which set the pattern for “holiday adventure” stories.

After studying science for only two terms at Yorkshire College, Leeds, Ransome pursued a. Arthur Ransome's mother Edith was a daughter of the artist Edward Baker Boulton, who spent much of his life sheep-farming in Australia.

Arthur was the eldest child, having a brother, Geoffrey and two sisters, Cicely and Joyce. Arthur Ransome's ancestors were East Anglian, and had founded the firm of Ransome & Rapier, engineers and makers of. With full access to the Ransome papers, as well as to much material that has only recently come to light, this book looks at the story of Arthur Ransome's life.

In particular the book looks at Ransome's experiences in Russia and about the often surprising background to the Swallows and Amazons books. Buy The Life Of Arthur Ransome New Ed by Brogan, Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(7). For a man who longed for a quiet existence, Arthur Ransome led a remarkably adventurous life. His two marriages - first to an unstable fantasist and later to a formidable Russian who had been Trotsky's secretary - were, to say the least, stormy.

Arthur Ransome's life had three distinct phases: early on he was a confident and rather charming member of "Bohemian London", living very simply, sometimes in real poverty, and knocking about with some of the literary giants of that time/5. Swallows and Amazons Series Collection Series 4 Books (Winter Holiday, Peter Duck, Swallowdale, Swallows and Amazons).

The Life of Arthur Ransome | Brogan, Hugh | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.5/5(6). "Any book worth reading by children,” wrote Arthur Ransome in his autobiography, “is also worth reading by grown-up persons.” As one of the 3/5.

The Swallows and Amazons series is a series of twelve children's books by English author Arthur Ransome, named after the title of the first book in the twelve books are set in the Interwar period and involve adventures by groups of children, mostly during the school holidays and mostly in England.

The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. Discover Arthur Ransome famous and rare quotes. Share Arthur Ransome quotations about boat and youth.

not in his first youth, who had wasted the flower of his life on business and golf and gardening and motoring and marriage, and had in this way postponed his initiation (to fly fishing) far too long. It should be noted that Izaak Walton.

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Arthur Ransome $ The Firebird and Other Russian Fairy Tales. Arthur Ransome. Out of Stock. Coots in the North. The Autobiography of Arthur Ransome, edited by Rupert Hart-Davis, was published posthumously in ; according to Chambers, the Russian chapters are a tissue of fabrication.

Still, no other Englishman had seen the Bolshevik Revolution from such close quarters, or from such unusually confused allegiances, and this sombre biography absorbs from.

W e know Arthur Ransome, don't we?Balding, bespectacled, moustache like the proverbial walrus. Wrote a much-loved if now somewhat dated series of children's classics in the s and 40s in which Author: Jon Henley. The Swallows and Amazons series of children's books by Arthur Ransome is named after the title of the first book in the series.

The 12 books involve adventures by groups of children during school vacations, mostly in England and Scotland, between the two World Wars. The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. The series remains popular for its idyllic, yet often. Author, journalist and dedicated bohemian, Arthur Ransome was a complicated person.

Could he also have been a double agent. Roland Chambers examines the Author: Roland Chambers. The third book in Arthur Ransome's wonderful series for children, Peter Duck takes intrepid explorers John, Susan, Titty, and Roger Walker, and fearsome Amazon pirates Nancy and Peggy Blackett, onto the high seas.

Under the command of the infamous Captain Flint (Nancy and Peggy's Uncle Jim), the children brave a real-life pirate and his cutthroat crew, fog, sharks, and the ravenous crabs of.Roland Chambers, in his new book, investigates Ransome's life in these years as he trod the shadowy border between journalism and espionage.

The collapse of the tsarist regime in the March   Arthur Ransome, best known for the Swallows and Amazons series, led a double, and often tortured, life. Before his fame as an author, he was notorious for very different reasons: between andhe was the Russian correspondent for the Daily News and the Manchester Guardian, and his sympathy for the Bolshevik regime gave him access to its leaders, politics, and : Roland Chambers.