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  • Author:
    Simon Raven
  • ISBN:
    0856340170
  • ISBN13:
    978-0856340178
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  • Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis; First Edition - First Printing edition (June 1, 1974)
  • Pages:
    232 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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    1287 kb
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    1826 kb
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    1377 kb
  • Rating:
    4.4
  • Votes:
    519
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Raven is remembered for his ten-novel sequence Alms for Oblivion, and the TV series The Pallisers (1974) . A biography of Simon Raven, The Captain, written by Michael Barber, was published in 1996. Bring Forth The Body.

Raven is remembered for his ten-novel sequence Alms for Oblivion, and the TV series The Pallisers (1974) and Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978).

The ninth volume of Simon Raven's captivating 'Alms for Oblivion' sequence is just as gripping and entertaining as its predecessors. Most of the regular characters make an appearance though this time it is Captain Detterling (renowned as the only boy ever to make a double century in a match at the revered old school they all attended) who is at the forefront. The body brought forth is that of Somerset Lloyd-James MP, the Machiavellian schemer whose naked ambition has been evident right from the first volume.

Bring Forth The Body book . The ninth volume of Simon Raven's captivating 'Alms for Oblivion' sequence is just as gripping and entertaining as its predecessors. The 'Alms for Oblivion' sequence has often been compared to either Anthony Powell's 'Dance to the Music of Time' or to C P Snow's 'Strangers and Brothers'.

Alms for Oblivion Series. 10 primary works, 13 total works. Shelve Bring Forth The Body. Book 1. Fielding Gray.

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Bring Forth The Body is Volume IX of the novel sequence Alms for Oblivion by Simon Raven, published in 1974. Dolly, the housekeeper, who is in a state of shock, shows the captain the body of Lloyd-James in a bathtub filled with blood. Everything seems to indicate a suicide. It was the ninth novel to be published in The Alms for Oblivion sequence and is also the ninth novel chronologically. The story takes place in England in 1972. The police explain to the captain that the affair officially will be regarded as a suicide caused by exhaustion.

The critics on Alms for Oblivion ‘Simon Raven has always had a distinctive tone -confident, worldly-wise, insolently comic. Places Where They Sing. The English Gentleman. a highly entertaining narrative style. Exciting, sleazy, cynical. Royal Foundation and Other Plays.

Volume III includes Bring Forth the Body and The Survivors

Volume III includes Bring Forth the Body and The Survivors. The Alms for Oblivion sequence - an extraordinary series of murders, suicides, affairs, fighting, fires and at least one explosion, blackmail, gambling, illness, madness, lots of parties and plenty of sex -draws to a close with two novels about death and retribution. But Simon Raven's achievement and the conflicted, colourful or uniquely vile characters he created are not easily forgotten after the last page is turned. Volume III includes Bring Forth the Body and The Survivors. Издания произведения: ISBN