- Author:Christopher Isherwood
- Publisher:Minerva; New Ed edition (February 24, 1997)
- Pages:256 pages
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Down There on a Visit is the 1962 novel from English author Christopher Isherwood.
Down There on a Visit is the 1962 novel from English author Christopher Isherwood. Through his political advocacy and the literary success of his friends, Auden and Spender, Christopher Isherwood became something of a literary rock star, immersing himself in sexual experimentation, alcohol, and raucous company across Europe and North America. The title refers to a verbal jibe fired at Isherwood's eponymous protagonist by another character, Paul.
Down There on a Visit. by Christopher Isherwood. Originally published in 1976, Christopher and His Kind covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life-from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to 1939, when he arrived in America. H. The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr Norris/Goodbye to Berlin.
Down There on a Visit book. Its four episodes are connected by four Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin Stories. Tracing many of the same themes as that earlier work, this novel is a bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making. Its four episodes are connected by four narrators.
Christopher Isherwood was born in 1904. He began to write at university and later moved to Berlin, where he gave English lessons to support himself. He witnessed first hand the rise to power of Hitler and the Nazi party in Germany and some of his best works, such as Mr. Norris Changes Trains and Goodbye to Berlin, draw on these experiences. He created the character of Sally Bowles, later made famous as the heroine of the musical Cabaret. Isherwood travelled with . Auden to China in the late 1930s before going with him to America in 1939. He died on 4 January 1986
The World in the Evening. Down There on a Visit. A Single Man. A Meeting by the River.
Christopher Isherwood settled in California in 1939 and spent the war years writing for Hollywood, but by 1945 he had all but ceased to write fiction and even abandoned his habit of keeping a diary. Instead he embarked on a life of frantic socialising and drinking. Looking back from the 1970s, Isherwood recreated these years from personal memories to form a remarkably honest mixture of private and social history. The World in the Evening.
Down There on a Visit: . .has been added to your Cart. When I was fortunate enough to find several Christopher Isherwood hardcovers in a used book store shelf-clearing sale, I thought that perhaps 'Down There' would be one of the last that I read, due to it being a four-part 'novel' where the stories have the common thread of the protagonist being narrator.
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Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin. Mass Market Paperback Paperback Hardcover Mass Market Paperback Paperback Hardcover. by. Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. He died on 4 January 1986