2 edition of Norman Douglas. found in the catalog.
1957 by Longmans, Green .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 35-38.
|Series||Writers and their work -- no. 82.|
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Douglas's book Siren Land,was an account of his travels in southern Italy. Full access to this book and over 94, more Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles Access to powerful writing and research tools Book details. When Douglas was five, his father was killed in a mountaineering accident, and in he was sent to be educated at Yarlet Hall School near Stafford. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. An autobiography, Looking Back, appeared in
Part of that smartness was his keeping, for the whole of his long depraved life, one jump ahead of the law. A definitive edition has now been published. I tried to pick up on a topic of particular interest to me, his third chapter, The Siren Islets, and lasted a little longer. Well or ill, he always insisted on getting through his tasks in a businesslike fashion. There was nothing he despised more than inefficiency. When Douglas was five, his father was killed in a mountaineering accident, and in he was sent to be educated at Yarlet Hall School near Stafford.
But there was evidently a little touch of spitefulness and malice about Africa; something almost human. This is not light reading, not the kind of travel book for hotel and restaurant reviews. Now if you like heavy industry and harbours and 'people watching' this is the place. Bari is a typical Southern city, the sort of place where you may see someone being kidnapped. He cites snippets of Latin, and uses Italian phrases, with no translation for the benefit of readers like me.
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An autobiography, Looking Backappeared in Douglas escaped to Italy. Viewed from the clammy deck on this bright morning, the island of Nepenthe resembled a cloud. You can have an adventure in a mysterious land once inhabited by Greeks, Spaniards and Saracens.
Get through with it. A gargoyle morality The only traces of the former occupant, the faint whiff of her perfume and the abandoned book on the dressing-table, its pages rustling in the breeze from the open windows.
Douglas was also the author of three books during this period, Siren Land: A Celebration of Life in Southern ItalyFountains in the Sand on Tunisiaand Old Calabriarugged mountains and windswept coastlines facing Sicily.
There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen. Inin Britain, Douglas was charged with the sexual assault of a year boy. His biographer, Katherine Mullin, points out that "in Douglas was forced to flee Florence after the police made enquiries concerning his friendship with a ten-year-old local girl.
Douglas's book Siren Land,was an account of his travels in southern Italy. Was he not even then on his return journey from Zanzibar? He later described himself as "Norman Douglas of Capri, and of Naples and Florencewas formerly of England, which he fled during the war to avoid persecution for kissing a boy and giving him some cakes and a shilling".
He ought to have allowed for a little human weakness, on the part of the Black Continent. In January he moved to London where he successfully contesting his wife's attempt to regain custody of her children on the grounds of her husband's paedophilia.
In other respects, too, its appearance was not quite normal. And yes, he is one of the "immortals". However, its questioning of conventional morality was praised by Virginia Woolf in the Times Literary Supplement.
Douglas was brought up mainly at TilquhillieDeesidehis paternal home in Scotland. In fact, it soon took to behaving in the most extraordinary fashion. He cites snippets of Latin, and uses Italian phrases, with no translation for the benefit of readers like me.Immediately download the Norman Douglas summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Norman Douglas.
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