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The life of Arthur Ransome

Author: Hugh Brogan
Publisher: London : J. Cape, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With full access to the Ransome papers, as well as to much material that has only recently come to light, this book looks at the story of Arthur Ransome's life. In particular the book looks at Ransome's experiences in Russia and about the often surprising background to the Swallows and Amazons books. For a man who longed for a quiet existence, Ransome had an adventurous life, including two stormy marriages, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brogan, Hugh.
Life of Arthur Ransome.
London : J. Cape, 1984
(OCoLC)562321225
Named Person: Arthur Ransome; Arthur Ransome; Arthur Ransome
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Brogan
ISBN: 0224020102 9780224020107
OCLC Number: 10872425
Description: xv, 456 pages, [26] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Hugh Brogan.

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With full access to the Ransome papers, as well as to much material that has only recently come to light, this book looks at the story of Arthur Ransome's life. In particular the book looks at Ransome's experiences in Russia and about the often surprising background to the Swallows and Amazons books. For a man who longed for a quiet existence, Ransome had an adventurous life, including two stormy marriages, a melodramatic divorce suit, a ringside view of the Russian Revolution and, as a correspondent for the Manchester Guardian , travelled in the Middle East and China.

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