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Exhumations: stories, articles and verse Christopher Isherwood

Exhumations: stories, articles and verse

Christopher Isherwood

Published 1966
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Hardcover
254 pages
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Exhumations is a collection of Isherwoods stories, book reviews, articles, and verses written over a period of almost forty years- fragments, as the author himself called them, of an autobiography which tells itself indirectly, by means ofMoreExhumations is a collection of Isherwoods stories, book reviews, articles, and verses written over a period of almost forty years- fragments, as the author himself called them, of an autobiography which tells itself indirectly, by means of exhibits. From those delightful lines which begin: The common cormorant (or shag)/ Lays eggs inside a paper bag ... to the reflections of this Quaker writer on the Bhagavad-Gitas seeming approval of war- from a hilarious preparatory-school story to solid comment on Baudelaire, Wells, Santayana, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf and many other people, these exhibits provide intriguing evidence about a witty and many-sided personality.