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by Compton Mackenzie

Category: Literary
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Compton Mackenzie
ISBN: 1164392263
ISBN13: 978-1164392262
Language: English
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (September 10, 2010)
Pages: 388
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He was one of the co-founders in 1928 of the Scottish National Party along with Hugh MacDiarmid, RB Cunninghame Graham and John MacCormick. He was knighted in 1952.

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Harper & brothers publishers. New york & london.

By. Compton mackenzie. Harper & brothers publishers.

Mackenzie was married three times and aside Compton Mackenzie was born into a theatrical family. His father, Edward Compton, was an actor and theatre company manager; his sister, Fay Compton, starred in many of James M. Barrie's plays, including Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. He was educated at St Paul's School and Magdalen College, Oxford where he obtained a degree in Modern History. Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972. New York & London, Harper & brothers

by. New York & London, Harper & brothers. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Printed in Great Britain under the title: Guy and Pauline.

by Compton Mackenzie. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9781115616423.

The 1915 novel Plashers Mead is a sequel to the remarkably popular Sinister Street.

Tell us about these books. Guy and Pauline by Compton Mackenzie (1915)

Tell us about these books. Guy and Pauline by Compton Mackenzie (1915). He was to try his hand at comedy, drama, history and much else. In Guy and Pauline, he did high romance in a rich rural setting.

Author:Compton Mackenzie. Carnage" in The Times Red Cross Story Book, 1915 by "Famous Novelists Serving in His Majesty's Forces

Author:Compton Mackenzie. Carnage" in The Times Red Cross Story Book, 1915 by "Famous Novelists Serving in His Majesty's Forces. Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.

Plashers Mead online. Her voice set out to Plashers Mead, no louder than a moth's wing; and, turning away from the warm May night, Pauline went back to bed and fell asleep on the happy contemplation of a love that between them was exactly equal. "I don't know why I'm crying.

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Comments to eBook Plashers Mead (1915)
Iell
Prior to this novel I have only read some of Compton MacKenzie's later works such as "Whisky Galore!". I was rather expecting that this one, from 1915, would be similar in more respects than it was. First, the pace of this is quite leisurely; more modern authors would have used the amount of material covered in this novel in a short story, rather than 388 pages. As I said I expected that the novel would be full of the colorful slightly eccentric characters covered in the later books and some were there (Miss. Varney, Miss Peasley, the gardener and Pauline's parents) but not featured nearly as prominently. The main characters are Guy and Pauline who reminded me very much of David Copperfield and Dora from the Dicken's novel. He is young, very self-centered and convinced he is going to set the world on fire with his slim volume of poetry while Pauline is sweet and very naive to say the least. So naive in fact that she was unable to understand why 20 year old women might be subject to gossip for going to the home of single gentlemen who lived alone. Frankly, innocent or not, that detail struck me as totally unbelievable. Not wishing to spoil the story for others I won't comment about how it ends but I will say that, as the novel progresses Guy becomes more spoiled, more demanding and more manipulative that I found acceptable for a likable protagonist. I'm not sorry I read this book, but if it were the first novel I read by this author, I'm not sure I would seek out another.
Eayaroler
Compton MacKenzie was a true writer. Wonderfully descriptive and beautiful vocabulary. This story reflects in details the development of a relationship and Mr. MacKenzie showed amazing insight.
Binthars
written in a very archaic style, this book didn't hold my interest past the first 20 pages. Maybe try another by the author?
IWAS
I had heard great things about this author and was disappointed with every book I read and I tried quite a few.
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