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The Military Philosophers (Isis)

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Set mostly in London with a brief interlude overseas, it is the period 1941-1945. Nicholas Jenkins has been posted to a War Office liaison Section to work for the Allied forces. Absurdities coincide with horrors for the characters of A Dance to the Music of Time, especially in the shady secret services; and although the violence is off-stage, it is still catastrophic. Jenkins's friend and colleague, David Pennistone, talks in philosophic terms while making the best of being a soldier; the dazzling array of individual foreign officers encountered adapt themselves to life in exile, while the eminent figures of Finn, Farebrother — and, naturally, Widmerpool — have different ideas of how War should be waged.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753158227
Author:
Powell, Anthony
Publisher:
Isis
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
England
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Hardcover Large Print
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Isis Large Print Books
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.50x6.40x1.06 in. 1.12 lbs.

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