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The Resource A very English hero : The making of Frank Thompson

A very English hero : The making of Frank Thompson

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A very English hero : The making of Frank Thompson
Title
A very English hero
Title remainder
The making of Frank Thompson
Statement of responsibility
Peter J. Conradi
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An honorary research fellow who has authored critical studies of such subjects as Dostoevsky and John Fowles presents the lesser-known story of poet and unlikely World War II soldier Frank Thompson, covering such topics as his relationship with Iris Murdoch, the creation of his anthologized "An Epitaph for my Friends" and his brutal execution in Bulgaria
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Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10171558
Cataloging source
BT
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1945-
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Conradi, Peter J.
Dewey number
940.544
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maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Thompson, Frank, 1920-1944
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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the making of Frank Thompson
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A very English hero : The making of Frank Thompson
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Gentle, modest and handsome, a fine poet, proficient in nine languages. eccentric Englishman Frank Thompson made an unlikely soldier. The elder of two sons of a formidable family of writers (his brother would become the radical historian E.P Thompson), lover of Iris Murdoch, he was an intellectual idealist, a rare combination of brilliant mind and generous heart
Control code
000050068775
Isbn
9781408802434
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
A very English hero : The making of Frank Thompson
Publication
Note
Gentle, modest and handsome, a fine poet, proficient in nine languages. eccentric Englishman Frank Thompson made an unlikely soldier. The elder of two sons of a formidable family of writers (his brother would become the radical historian E.P Thompson), lover of Iris Murdoch, he was an intellectual idealist, a rare combination of brilliant mind and generous heart
Control code
000050068775
Isbn
9781408802434
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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