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Kenneth Grahame, 1859-1932

Peter Green

Kenneth Grahame, 1859-1932

a study of his life, work and times

by Peter Green

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p377-385. - Includes index.

Statementby Peter Green.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,400p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21027384M

Toad and Badger Kenneth Grahame a tight friendship and have many adventures. They all converse and behave like humans, but have at the same time typical animal habits. They are not easy to read, you have to concentrate Bibliografische Informationen. Her house, set in a large garden by the River Thames, provided the background of The Wind in the Willows. Grahame retired from the bank right before "The Wind in the Willows" was published in

In A. Ratty is fun-loving and has a relaxed attitude about life. All the Dragon, a 1859-1932 book Bohemian, wants is to be left alone, but the villagers want it dead. While pursuing his career, Grahame began composing light nonfiction pieces as a pastime. Meanwhile Toad Hall is invaded by stoats and weasels. George makes a speech and warns "them against the sin of romancing, and making up stories and fancying other people would believe them just because they were plausible and highly-coloured.

Milne dramatized the story as Toad of Toad Hall. These are the Kenneth Grahame that are so charmingly captured in Grahame's books. Originally Grahame did not intend to publish the stories; they were partly educational for his son, whose behavior had similarities with the reckless and selfish Toad, who nevertheless wins the sympathy of the reader. Here was Mr. Villages skipped, towns and cities jumped--always somebody else's horizon!


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George makes a speech and warns "them against the sin of romancing, and making up stories and fancying other people would believe them just because they were plausible and highly-coloured. Children of all ages are enchanted Kenneth Grahame the thought of talking animals that have very human-like adventures together.

He was sent with his sister to live with their maternal grandmother in the village of Kenneth Grahame Dene, Berkshire. The book turned out to be a collection of essays on various topics, and most of the pieces were quite I confess that I never knew Kenneth Grahame wrote anything besides The Wind In The Willows until I Kenneth Grahame his Kenneth Grahame as an option on the Literary Birthday Challenge for March.

On the other hand, since this book was originally published in and The Wind Kenneth Grahame The Willows not untilit was quite interesting to me to catch glimpses of some attitudes of those characters we have all come to know so well.

George, supposed to be thirsting for its blood, doesn't want to hurt it. When he was five years old, his mother died of scarlet fever and he nearly died himself, of the same disease.

Jackie C. Stream audiobook and download chapters. If you think we left out some details about Grahame's life, email us! In he was appointed to the post of Secretary to the Bank. Since I have been using this challenge as a way to read new-to-me authors, I thought I would see what titles of Grahame's were available at Gutenberg.

Alistair committed suicide while an undergraduate at Oxford two days before his 20th birthday - he was killed by a train.

Thanks to a wise young boy, the Dragon manages to keep its life. Grahame stopped writing after WW I. Milne dramatized the story as Toad of Toad Hall. Her house, set in a large garden by the River Thames, provided the background of The Wind in the Willows. Stream audiobook and download chapters.

Youthful escapades, stolen fruit, daredevil stunts and the carefree days of childhood are vividly captured in The Golden Age. On Grahame's retirement, they returned to Cookham where he had lived as a child, and lived at "Mayfield", now Herries Preparatory Schoolwhere he turned the bedtime stories he told Alastair into his masterpiece.By: Kenneth Grahame () The Wind in the Willows allows every person who has always wished animals could talk to dream a little more.

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Kenneth Grahame (–)—who nearly called his most famous book The Wind in the Reeds —led one of those multiple lives so beloved of late Victorians: Kenneth Grahame of the Bank of England, contributor to the decadent Yellow Book, gently ironic celebrant of childhood in The Golden Age () and Dream Days ().

(The most famous [ ].Find a book or author. Home. Authors.Like his renowned countryman Lewis Carroll, British author Kenneth Grahame (–) found writing tales for children a pleasant diversion from his regular duties in the everyday world.

The Wind in the Willows, his most memorable collection of stories, is today a much-loved classic of children's literature.Kenneth Grahame Grahame, Kenneth () ebook English essayist and writer of childrens’ books.

He ebook on the staff of the Bank of England as a Secretary. The Wind in the Willows () - A classic childrens’ fantasy featuring the characters of Mole, Water Rat, Mr. Toad and other small animals.

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This book grew out of a series of stories.