A QUESTION OF UPBRINGINGA BUYER'S MARKETTHE ACCEPTANCE WORLDAnthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England.
Contains character, book, painting and place indices. This work is a database of Anthony Powell's imagination and England's cultural landscape. It details over four hundred characters and one million words of Powell's fifty-year dance of fiction and fact.
Led by the King's beautiful and poisonous lover Carr, this new alliance threatens to turn our foolish King against me, so that I may rot in the Tower.
I refuse to go down without a fight. I have concocted a brilliant new plan: I will find my own beguiling young man and supplant Carr in the King's bed, and take power for myself.
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Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. In this book, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together. It also includes his take on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory.
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