A Time of Renewal: Clusters of Characters, C.P.Snow and Coups (Hardback)Philip Snow (author)
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 31/12/1998
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The author's departure from his beloved Fijian Service to become Bursar of Rugby School was heart-rending for him. However, a major factor in his decision was the chance to see more of his older brother, the novelist C.P. Snow. Philip himself was a character in three of his brother's novels and as his brother's reputation grew (not only as a novelist but also as a minister in Harold Wilson's government and later, in the House of Lords) new opportunities were opened to Philip. So his story reads like a social history from the 1950s onwards, since he found himself rubbing shoulders with eminent figures from a variety of fields - cricket, arts and letters, politics, the armed services, the law, academia and royalty.
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 30 mm
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