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Swallows, Amazons and Coots
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Julian Lovelock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-29 - Publisher: ISD LLC

In 1929, Arthur Ransome (1884-1967), a journalist and war correspondent who was on the books of MI6, turned his hand to writing adventure stories for children. The result was Swallows and Amazons and eleven more wonderful books followed, spanning inpublication the turbulent years from 1930 to 1947. They changed the
Coot Club
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Arthur Ransome
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-07 - Publisher: Random House

‘Let fly jib sheet! Slack away main! Fenders out!’ Dick and Dorothea – also known as The Ds – arrive in Norfolk all ready to learn how to sail. They couldn’t hope for a better teacher than Tom Dudgeon. But Tom is in a spot of trouble. After seeing the
The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Sophie Neville
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-25 - Publisher: ISD LLC

In 1973 Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser and Suzanna Hamilton in the film Swallows & Amazons. Made before the advent of digital technology, the child stars lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure in the great outdoors without ever seeing a script. Encouraged by her
Swallows and Armenians
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Karen Babayan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-09 - Publisher: Wild Pansy Press

The fictional Walker children, are much loved characters in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons, a quintessentially English family in an archetypal English children's classic. However, it was an Anglo-Armenian family from Aleppo who were the catalyst and inspiration. Swallows and Armenians is a book of short stories and essays which
From Morality to Mayhem
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Julian Lovelock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-25 - Publisher: ISD LLC

The stories we read as children are the ones that stay with us the longest, and from the nineteenth century until the 1950s stories about schools held a particular fascination. Many will remember the goings-on at such earnest establishments as Tom Brown's Rugby, St Dominic's, Greyfriars, the Chalet School, Malory