- Author:H. E Bates
- Publisher:University of Missouri Press; [U.S. ed.] edition (1969)
- Pages:188 pages
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7 Books for children. During World War II, he was commissioned into the RAF solely to write short stories.
7 Books for children. Bates was born on 16 May 1905 in Rushden, Northamptonshire, and educated at Kettering Grammar School. Bates was a great lover of the countryside and this was exemplified in two volumes of essays entitled Through the Woods and Down the River. Both have been reprinted numerous times. The Air Ministry realised that the populace was less concerned with facts and figures about the war than it was with reading about those who were fighting it.
The Vanished World: An autobiography Hardcover – 1969. Volume one of 3-volume autobiography by . by. H. E Bates (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Illustrated by John Ward.
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Combining Bates' three acclaimed autobiographies, "The Vanished World", "The Blossoming World" and "The World in Ripeness", this volume is a tribute to one of the most prolific and popular of English writers, described by Graham Greene as Britain's successor to Chekhov. In his lifetime, Herbert Earnest Bates wrote poetry, plays and essays, but is best known as a novelist and master short-story writer
World War II made Bates famous
World War II made Bates famous. Commissioned as a writer for the Royal Air Force in 1941, as Flying Officer X he gained great popularity with The Greatest People in the World (1942) and How Sleep the Brave (1943), collections of stories that conveyed the feel of flying in wartime. Colonel Julian (1955) demonstrates his range in the short story, and the autobiographical The Vanished World (1969) and The Blossoming World (1971) show that he retained his power to capture the mood of the passing moment.
'The Vanished World is small gem, a book to be cherished, masterly of its kind. In it H. E. Bates has isolated a moment in time and place, and captured it forever. Dr. William Peden 'Few writers have a more exact feel for texture - of a flower, a face, a silence - and it is this that has value,' Spectator" show more.
The Vanished World: An Autobiography Vo. Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Vanished World by H. Bates (Hardback, 1969). Pre-owned: lowest price.
2. The blossoming world. 3. The world in ripeness. urn:acs6:autobiography00bate:pdf:099-6b773c12f0c0 urn:acs6:autobiography00bate:epub:1d2-7dbeef9092bd urn:oclc:record:1028225894. University of Pennsylvania Franklin Library.
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Author: Bates, H. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974; Format: Book; 3 v. illus. Bates, H. An autobiography H. Bates; illustrated by John Ward Joseph London 1969. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1969, An autobiography H. Bates; illustrated by John Ward Joseph London. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974.