Paradise News ePub download
by David Lodge
- ISBN: 0436256681
- ISBN13: 978-0436256684
- ePub: 1164 kb | FB2: 1432 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Contemporary
- Publisher: SECKER & WARBURG.; 1st edition (1991)
- Pages: 320
- Rating: 4.7/5
- Votes: 450
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A quietly funny, quietly satiric and quietly devout book by one of our best-loved Catholic novelists (he probably hates that term) David Lodge.
Paradise, tourist style. It's a very long way from home. A quietly funny, quietly satiric and quietly devout book by one of our best-loved Catholic novelists (he probably hates that term) David Lodge. The hero's journey is rather like a sly update of Elizabeth von Arnim's "Enchanted April", with the same subtle sense of grace and miracle. It's well worth a read.
David Lodge’s novels include Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work, Think. Author, Author, Deaf Sentence and, most recently, A Man of Parts. The earthly paradise! Don’t you want to go to it? Why of course!
David Lodge’s novels include Changing Places, Small World, Nice Work, Think. He has also written stage plays and screenplays, and several books of literary criticism, including The Art of Fiction, Consciousness and the Novel and The Year of Henry James. The earthly paradise! Don’t you want to go to it? Why of course! Harry Whitney: The Hawaiian Guide Book (1875). PART ONE. Nightly descending through the baroque cloud.
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A thoroughly enjoyable book which is very reminiscent, in terms of. .David John Lodge was born in London on January 28, 1935.
A thoroughly enjoyable book which is very reminiscent, in terms of character and structure, to Lodge's later Therapy. Lodge's fiction has been described as good writing with a good laugh, and he is praised for his ability to treat serious subjects sardonically. 1955) and . (1959) from University College, London and a P. 1967) and an Honorary Professorship (1987) from the University of Birmingham. Lodge is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Paradise News is a variation on these familiar themes: Modern, agnostic Roman Catholic theologian Bernard Walsh comes from a large Irish Catholic family and teaches at a theological college but no longer really believes in God. One day out of the blue he receives a phone call from hi. One day out of the blue he receives a phone call from his auntie Ursula who is dying of cancer in distant Honolulu (she married an American during the war) asking him to fly out to see her and bring his father – her brother – John Walsh, with him.
Lodge combines his past fictional interests in Catholicism (The British Museum is Falling Down, et. and social . Once they arrive in & events conspire to postpone the meeting in which brother and sister will confront some long-suppressed family secrets. and social satire (Nice Work, et. to produce this always engaging and clever tale of innocents abroad. The unlikely naif is Bernard Walsh, a rather dour, middle- aged, part-time instructor in theology from a minor college in Lodge's fictional town of Rummidge.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN 13: 9780140165210. Title: Lodge David : Paradise News Item Condition: used item in a good condition. Author: David Lodge ISBN 10: 0140165215. Will be clean, not soiled or stained. Lodge David : Paradise News by David Lodge (Paperback, 1993). Pre-owned: lowest price.
David John Lodge CBE (born 28 January 1935) is an English . Paradise News – 1991. A David Lodge Trilogy – 1993 – single volume comprising Changing Places, Small World and Nice Work.
David John Lodge CBE (born 28 January 1935) is an English author and literary critic. A professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham until 1987, he is known for novels satirising academic life, notably the "Campus Trilogy" – Changing Places: A Tale of Two Campuses (1975), Small World: An Academic Romance (1984), and Nice Work (1988). Narrative techniques.
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