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  • Author:
    Nicholas Mosley
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In Efforts at Truth Mosley scrutinizes his own life and work, but examines them as a curious observer, fascinated by the constant interaction of reality and the written word.

In Efforts at Truth Mosley scrutinizes his own life and work, but examines them as a curious observer, fascinated by the constant interaction of reality and the written word. As a life, it has been colorful, in settings ranging from the West Indies to a remote Welsh hill farm, from war action in Italy to battles with Hollywood moguls, from the Colony Room to the House of Lords.

Efforts At Truth book  . Efforts at Truth, Mosley s distinctive autobiography, brings together the singular life and intricate mind of an important, multifaceted writer.

Efforts at Truth - Nicholas Mosley . In the two books of phy that I wrote about my father, Oswald Mosley, and my early life in relation to my father – Rules of the Game and Beyond the Pale – the story ended in 1947 when my father went back into politics and I, aged twenty-four, married and set off for a new life. Up to this time I had been a member of my family, of schools, of the war-time army; I had been at a university briefly and then had needed to get away. Regarding my own family – my father had been leader of the British Union of Fascists in the 1930s and had been imprisoned as a security risk during the war. As a life, it has been colorful, in settings ranging from the West Indies to a remote Welsh hill farm, from war action in Italy to battles with Hollywood moguls, from the Colony Room.

Efforts at Truth: An Autobiography by Nicholas Mosley (Secker and Warburg, £20). This book is not what it seems

Efforts at Truth: An Autobiography by Nicholas Mosley (Secker and Warburg, £20). This book is not what it seems. Efforts at Truth is a pilgrimage, a journey of the spirit, both Holy and otherwise, for faith and God make unembarrassed appearances in the effort to understand.

In Efforts at Truth Mosley scrutinizes his own life and work, but examines them . British Literature Series. Dalkey Archive Press.

The result is a constantly stimulating, frequently startling, and always cheerfully unorthodox autobiography

The result is a constantly stimulating, frequently startling, and always cheerfully unorthodox autobiography.

Nicholas Mosley of Ancoats, 3rd Baron Ravensdale, 7th Baronet, MC, FRSL (25 June 1923 – 28 February 2017), was an English novelist. He was born in London in 1923. He was the eldest son of Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th Baronet, a British politician, and his first wife, Lady Cynthia Mosley, a daughter of The 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (Viceroy of India and Foreign Secretary). In 1932 his father, Sir Oswald Mosley, founded the British Union of Fascists and became an open supporter of Benito Mussolini

Nicholas Mosley, British novelist whose work, often philosophical and Christian in. .

Nicholas Mosley, British novelist whose work, often philosophical and Christian in theology, won critical but not popular praise for its originality and seriousness of purpose. Nicholas Mosley, in full Sir Nicholas Mosley, 7th baronet, also called (from 1966) Lord Ravensdale, (born June 25, 1923, London, England-died February 28, 2017, London), British novelist whose work, often philosophical and Christian in theology, won critical but not popular praise for its originality and seriousness of purpose. Mosley’s later work includes the memoirs Efforts at Truth (1994), Time at War (2006), and Paradoxes of Peace; or, the Presence of Infinity (2009).

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Nicholas Mosley brings the unblinking probing of a scientist to bear on the workings of the writer’s imagination. The result is a constantly stimulating, frequently startling, and always cheerfully unorthodox autobiography.As a novelist, biographer, editor, and screenwriter, Nicholas Mosley has always been concerned with the central paradox of writing: if by definition fiction is untrue, and biography never complete, is there a form that will enable a writer to get at the truth of a life? In Efforts at Truth Mosley scrutinizes his own life and work, but examines them as a curious observer, fascinated by the constant interaction of reality and the written word.As a life, it has been colorful, in settings ranging from the West Indies to a remote Welsh hill farm, from war action in Italy to battles with Hollywood moguls, from the Colony Room to the House of Lords. In print, the range has been as wide: editor of a controversial religious magazine, author of the acclaimed novel series Catastrophe Practice, screenwriter of his own work with Joe Losey and John Frankenheimer, biographer of his notorious father Oswald Mosley, and, in 1990, winner of the Whitbread Award for his novel Hopeful Monsters.Efforts at Truth, Mosley’s distinctive autobiography, brings together the singular life and intricate mind of an important, multifaceted writer.