I. Compton-Burnett

  • 44 Pages
  • 0.61 MB
  • English
Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green , London
Compton-Burnett, I. -- 1884
SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British Book News on writers and their work -- [no. 20], Bibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work -- no. 20
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22803550M

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE was an English novelist, published (in the original hardback editions) as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize /5.

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Beautiful dark blue/purple linen boards on the bookReviews: 6. Learn more about I. Compton-Burnett. Browse I. Compton-Burnett’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles.

Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. Jan 01,  · What Hilary Spurling does, in a beautifully-written book, is to relate the life [of Ivy Compton-Burnett] intimately to the work and show in fascinating details, and with wonderful perception, how her It is a real cause for celebration when the best and most subtle literary biography of our time comes back into print, and in a single volume instead of the original two.4/5.

The peculiar charm of Miss Compton-Burnett's novels, the charm that has won her not merely admirers but addicts, lies in her speaking of home-truths. She achieves this by a. Jan 23,  · I. Compton-Burnett (as she preferred to be known) wrote nineteen novels with similar-sounding titles between the s and the s: compare Pastors and I.

Compton-Burnett book (), Elders and Betters (), and Darkness and Day ().Author: Damian Tarnopolsky. Mar 10,  · My reading of Hilary Spurling's Ivy When Young naturally sent me back hungrily to the novels of I. Compton-Burnett (as she was always styled on the title page of her distinctive books.

Author of Darkness and day, A house and its head, Manservant and maidservant, Elders and betters, More women than men, A family and a fortune, The present and the past, Brothers and sisters. "Among the most unsparing of Compton-Burnett's books, A House and Its Head dissects the domestic establishment of Duncan Edgeworth.

Duncan is a tyrannical pater familias who can't stop remarrying, while his daughters can't get married at all. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Feb 20,  · Compton-Burnett is the most adorably sour of 20th-century English novelists: she wrote 19 mature novels teeming with impassioned, intellectual, elegant jikishinkobudo.com: Stuart Jeffries. Apr 25,  · Ivy Compton-Burnett didn’t publish a book in – indeed, she didn’t publish one afterexcept posthumously – but that’s no reason why I can’t find a way to sneak her into the Club.

Because thankfully Charles Burkhart published a book all about her in that year. Looking for books by Ivy Compton-Burnett. See all books authored by Ivy Compton-Burnett, including A House and Its Head, and Father and His Fate, and more on jikishinkobudo.com Looking for books by Ivy Compton-Burnett.

See all books authored by Ivy Compton-Burnett, including A House and Its Head, and Father and His Fate, and more on jikishinkobudo.com I. Compton-Burnett by Burkhart, Charles. Victor Gollancz, Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. First Edition. pages. Yellow pictorial dust jacket over red cloth.

Bright clean pages with firm binding. Bumping to spine ends and corners with rubbing over surfaces. Compton-Burnett. Pamela Hansford Johnson. British Council and the National Book League, - Compton-Burnett, IvX 44 pages.

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London: Gollancz, 4th Impression. Hardcover. DW, faded spine with small chips missing at top and bottom. Item # Dec 09,  · Ivy Compton-Burnett, the subject of Hilary Spurling's voluminous, exhaustively researched book, ''Ivy: The Life of I.

Compton-Burnett,'' made it. Jan 24,  · That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit library the whole world depends on.

We have only staff but run one of the world’s top websites. We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you. We never accept ads. But we still need to. Burnett, J. Compton (James Compton), Gold as a remedy in disease, notably in some forms of organic heart disease, angina pectoris, melancholy, tedium vitae, scrofula, syphilis, skin disease, & as an antidote to the ill effects of mercury.

Most of the pleasure of making a book would go if it held nothing to be shared by other people. I would write for a few dozen people, and sometimes it seems that I do so, but I would not write for no-one.

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Find I Compton-Burnett by Burkhart, Charles at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fictions, Manservant and Maidservant has for its subject the domestic life of Horace Lamb, sadist, skinflint, and tyrant.

But it is when Horace undergoes an altogether unforeseeable change of heart that the real difficulties Brand: New York Review Books. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., First edition. Hardcover. First printing.

An early novel from Compton-Burnett. A very good plus copy with some bumping to the top corners in a very good dust jacket that is spine darkened and with some minor edge wear and some soiling.

Still, a very nice copy of an uncommon book in any jacket. Item # Author of Dolores, A Father and his fate, Two worlds and their ways, Darkness and Day, The Present and the Past, The Mighty and their fall, More women than men, The Last and the First.

Buy More Women Than Men, by I Compton-Burnett online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. And apparently Compton-Burnett herself described her books as 'easy to put down'!That might sound as if I didn't enjoy this book.

That's not actually true: and I will certainly keep it and read it again. But this is definitely a book you have to be in the right mood for. When I was, I found the book very sharp and witty/5(5).

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No cover image. The Mighty and Their Fall. By I. Compton-Burnett. Read preview. Also by I. Compton-Burnett 5.Jul 01,  · Sprigge, Elizabeth: Book The Life of Ivy Compton‐Burnett, by E Sprigge, revd by C G Heilbrun.London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, Hardcover.

DW, top and bottom spine small tears. DW yellowed. Item #