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Egremont, Max 1948-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 3,042 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Political fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: PG3421, 821.912
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Most widely held works by Max Egremont
Siegfried Sassoon : a life by Max Egremont ( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Siegfried Sassoon was born in 1886 in Kent, and began writing poetry as a boy. While a brave young officer, he confronted the terrible realities of the First World War on the battlefield, in verse, and, finally, by announcing his opposition to the war in 1917, showing that physical courage could exist alongside humanity and sensibility." "By 1918 Sassoon found himself one of the most famous young writers of the time, a mentor to Wilfred Owen and admired by Winston Churchill and T. E. Lawrence. He joined the Labour Party, became literary editor of the socialist Daily Herald, and began close friendships with Thomas Hardy and E. M. Forster while trying to adapt his poetry to peacetime. Then Sassoon fell in love with the artistocratic aesthete Stephen Tennant, who led him into his group of Bright Young Things (who inspired the early novels of Evelyn Waugh). In 1933, upon the demise of his passionate and fraught relationship with Tennant, Sassoon suddenly married the beautiful Hester Gatty and retreated to a quiet country life until the couple's eventual estrangement and Sassoon's subsequent conversion to Catholicism." "Throughout the course of this turbulent life, Sassoon produced a body of work unequaled by his contemporaries. From his famous war poems to the gentler vision of his prose, Sassoon wrote masterfully of war and lost idylls."--BOOK JACKET
Balfour : a life of Arthur James Balfour by Max Egremont ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some desperate glory : the First World War the poets knew by Max Egremont ( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines "the life and work of [the WWI poets--many of whom were killed--which shows not only the war's tragedy but also the hopes and disappointments of a generation of men]: Wilfred Owen with his flaring genius; the intense, compassionate Siegfried Sassoon; the composer Ivor Gurney; Robert Graves, who would later spurn his war poems; the nature-loving Edward Thomas; the glamorous Fabian Socialist Rupert Brooke; and the shell-shocked Robert Nichols--all fought in the war, and their poetry is a bold act of creativity in the face of unprecedented destruction"--Amazon.com
The cousins : the friendship, opinions and activities of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt and George Wyndham by Max Egremont ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under two flags : the life of major-general Sir Edward Spears by Max Egremont ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ladies man by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secret lives by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second spring by Max Egremont ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painted lives by Max Egremont ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dear shadows : a novel by Max Egremont ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siegfried Sassoon : a poet & his library by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sportsman's notebook by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of stories, Turgenev's first book, which depicts the relationships of serfs and masters in 19th century Russia, made the author famous while inspiring widespread indignation against the institution of serfdom
Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia by Max Egremont ( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No country embodied more dramatically than Prussia the turbulence of twentieth-century European history. A great power in the 1800 and 1900s which became a free state in the Weimar Republic post-1918, it was carved up between Poland and the USSR after World War II - and passed abruptly into history
A biography by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With unprecedented access to Sassoon's complete papers and the support of his family, and after conversations with Sassoon's lover Stephen Tennant, Egremont has produced an insightful and engaging book that is as much a vivid portrait of an era as it is an elegant and fascinating biography of a complicated man. Originally published: 2005
First World War the Poets Knew by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third Earl of Egremont and his friends by Max Egremont ( )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ladies' man by Max Egremont ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under two flags : the life of General Sir Edward Spears by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Wizard Earl's advices to his son : a facsimile and transcript from the manuscripts of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland at Petworth House by Henry Percy Northumberland ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The cousins : the friendship, opinions and activities of Wilfried Scaven Blunt and George Wyndham by Max Egremont ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wyndham, John Max Henry Scawen 1948- Baron Egremont
Wyndham, John Max Henry Scawen, Baron Egremont, 1948-
Wyndham, Max 1948- Baron Egremont
Wyndham, Max, Baron Egremont, 1948-
Languages
English (83)
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