Last edited by Moogumi
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | History

4 edition of Down thereon a visit found in the catalog.

Down thereon a visit

Christopher Isherwood

Down thereon a visit

by Christopher Isherwood

  • 349 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Magnum Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Methuen, 1962.

    Statement(by) Christopher Isherwood.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18546629M
    ISBN 100417027206

    Down There on a Visit is a major work that shows Isherwood at the height of his literary powers. * * Few writers have so unsparingly scrutinized their worlds. Down There on a Visit is outrageous, bitter, bleak, angry, wry, revealing, infuriating, and at times marvellously comic. Down There On A Visit by Christopher Isherwood. Univ Of Minnesota Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have .

    Editions for Down There on a Visit: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published i. Fishpond Australia, Down There on a Visit by Christopher IsherwoodBuy. Books online: Down There on a Visit, ,

    Down There On A Visit (the mundane title clicks into place in the final pages) is a series of four interconnected character studies, all narrated by “Christopher Isherwood”, from to They cover London, provincial Germany, a tiny Greek island, Los Angeles, but circle Berlin - in the book he only visits the city once, briefly. 7 Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Outlander Character. 10 Books to Read before Your Trip to Cuba. And the Winner Is 10 Award-Worthy Books. 8 Nonfiction Recommendations for Fiction Fans. 6 Books to Read Now that You’ve Finished Go Set a Watchman. 6 Books .


Share this book
You might also like
Biography of a kangaroo

Biography of a kangaroo

RIACS final report

RIACS final report

Instructors Manual for Inductive Arguments

Instructors Manual for Inductive Arguments

Problems in hydraulics.

Problems in hydraulics.

Sexual science

Sexual science

Palestine

Palestine

Helena Rubenstein

Helena Rubenstein

Action report

Action report

recognitions

recognitions

Workshop on Partnerships for Industrial Productivity through Energy Efficiency, September 19-22, 1993, Portland, Oregon.

Workshop on Partnerships for Industrial Productivity through Energy Efficiency, September 19-22, 1993, Portland, Oregon.

Edible oils

Edible oils

The penny wars.

The penny wars.

Mammy-wagon marriage.

Mammy-wagon marriage.

Granting right of way to Imperial County, Calif., over certain public lands for highway purposes.

Granting right of way to Imperial County, Calif., over certain public lands for highway purposes.

Vanishing prairie

Vanishing prairie

Schools - and their principals - do make a difference.

Schools - and their principals - do make a difference.

Down thereon a visit by Christopher Isherwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin Stories. Tracing many of the same themes as that earlier work, this novel is a bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making.4/5(61).

Published inDown There on a Visit is based on material from a proposed epic that would also have incorporated The Berlin Stories. It is now widely regarded as the most accomplished of Isherwood's by: Published inDown There on a Visit is based on material from a proposed epic that would also have incorporated The Berlin Stories.

It is now widely regarded as the most accomplished of Isherwood's novels. Published inwhen Isherwood had already become something of a literary rock star, Down There on a Visit is a very funny but also sad and deeply personal book that charts Isherwood's life of carnal indulgence and his first interlude with what would become a serious involvement with Eastern by: Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin Stories.

Tracing many of the same themes as that earlier work, this novel is a bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making.

The visit is to a weird sub-world and it is progressively revealed through a group of related character sketches. In the first, young Christopher, on his first voyage observes a fantastic and pompous old man.

Much of this is madly funny, but the old man turns out to be impotent and lonely and later shoots himself. Buy a cheap copy of Down There on a Visit book by Christopher Isherwood.

Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin Free shipping over $ Down There on a Visit is a novel written by the Anglo-American author Christopher Isherwood and published in The title refers to a jibe fired at Isherwood's eponymous protagonist by another character, Paul: "You know, you really are a tourist, to your bones," laughs Paul.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk.

Software. An illustration of two photographs. Down there on a visit by Isherwood, Christopher,author. Publication date An illustration of an open book. Books.

An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Down there on a visit by Isherwood, Christopher, Publication date Start reading Down There on a Visit: A Novel (FSG Classics) on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle. Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App/5(16). Consisting of four accounts of encounters with four male characters, each of them visited by a different Christopher Isherwood, and each set in a different time and place—Berlin in the s (overlapping the time period of the Berlin Stories), the Greek Isles in the early s, London in the late s and California in —this acclaimed novel explores Isherwood's fundamental concerns with Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Summary: Christopher Isherwood originally intended Down There on a Visit to be part of The Lost, the unfinished epic novel that would also incorporate his famous Berlin Stories.

Tracing many of the same themes as that earlier work, this novel is a bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making. Published inwhen Isherwood had already become something of a literary rock star, Down There on a Visit is a very funny but also sad and deeply personal book that charts Isherwood's life of carnal indulgence and his first interlude with what would become a serious involvement with Eastern mysticism.

Four portraits, four settings, four narrators, all known as 'Christopher Isherwood'. Often regarded as the best of his novels, Down There on a Visit tells the vivid stories of Isherwood's life that, together with The Berlin Novels, were to have comprised his great unfinished epic novel.

Its four episodes are connected by four narrators. All are called Christopher Isherwood, but each is a different character inhabiting a new setting: Berlin inthe Greek Isles inLondon inand California in Down There on a Visit is a major work that shows Isherwood at the height of his literary powers.

DOWN THERE ON A VISIT by Christopher Isherwood / published by Vintage * Berlin, the Greek Islands, London and California., and Four portraits, four settings, four narrators, all known as 'Christopher Isherwood'.

Often regarded as the best of his novels, Down There on a Visit tells the vivid stories of Isherwood's life that, together with The Berlin Stories, were to have. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY PHILIP HENSHER Berlin, the Greek Islands, London and California.and Four portraits, four settings, four narrators, all known as 'Christopher Isherwood'.

Often regarded as the best of his novels, Down There on a Visit tells the vivid stories of Isherwood's life that, together with The Berlin Novels. Its four episodes are connected by four narrators.

All are called "Christopher Isherwood, " but each is a different character inhabiting a new setting: Berlin inthe Greek Isles inLondon inand California in Down There on a Visit is a major work that shows Isherwood at the height of his literary powers.” Down There On A Visit is a rare book in that it conveys a great deal while remaining unassuming on the surface.

Isherwood's observations are always telling and there is something that stands out in every paragraph, yet it never interrupts the s:. Down There on a Visit (Vintage Classics) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon s: In many ways this is the book that everybody interested in China has been waiting for, a book describing what it feels like to be a peasant living through the Chinese Revolution.

In the summer of Jan Myrdal, the thirty-year-old son of the famous Swedish sociologist Gunnar .Author Christopher Isherwood. Title Down There on a Visit. Binding Paperback. Book Condition Used: Very Good. Type Paperback. Publisher Minerva ISBN Number X / Seller ID