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The Resource The avenue goes to war, R. F. Delderfield

The avenue goes to war, R. F. Delderfield

Label
The avenue goes to war
Title
The avenue goes to war
Statement of responsibility
R. F. Delderfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Traditional fiction with big nostalgic appeal.
  • Mr Delderfield's manner is easy, modest, heartwarming Evening Standard R F Delderfield is a born storyteller Sunday Mirror Sheer, wonderful storytelling Chicago Tribune It is always a pleasure to read R F Delderfield, because he never seems to be ashamed of writing well Books and Bookmen He built an imposing artistic social history that promises to join those of his great forebears in the long, noble line of the English novel. His narratives belong in a tradition that goes back to John Galsworthy and Arnold Bennett Life Magazine
Biographical or historical data
R F Delderfield was born in South London in 1912. On leaving school he joined the Exmouth Chronicle newspaper as a junior reporter, where he went on to become Editor. From there he began to write stage plays and then became a highly successful novelist, renowned for brilliantly portraying slices of English life. With the publication of his first saga, A Horseman Riding By, he became one of Britain's most popular authors. Many of his bestselling novels were later adapted for television. He died in 1973.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1912-1972
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Delderfield, R. F.,
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Streets
  • Brothers
  • Twins
  • War stories
  • Historical
Summary expansion
Life didn't stop in the Avenue because the war had started ...Berni Carver joins up with the Commandos with his twin brother hoping they will serve out the war together. Archie Carver is determined to end the war richer than when it started. Elaine Fraser seizes her opportunity to live a little now her husband is out of the way. War has broken out and the blitz will soon change everything in the Avenue. Many men have gone off to fight but others stay behind with less honourable intentions ..
Target audience
general
Label
The avenue goes to war, R. F. Delderfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780340963784
Dimensions
20x13x4 cm.
Extent
640 p.
Isbn
9780340963784
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The avenue goes to war, R. F. Delderfield
Publication
Note
Paperback. B-format paperback
Control code
9780340963784
Dimensions
20x13x4 cm.
Extent
640 p.
Isbn
9780340963784
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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