Ô Down With Skool! || ↠ PDF Download by ↠ Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle
Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle
Herbert Geoffrey Willans was an English author and journalist, is best known as the co creator, with the illustrator Ronald Searle, of Nigel Molesworth, the goriller of 3b and curse of St Custard s.He was educated at Blundells School, Tiverton, and became a schoolmaster there Molesworth first appeared in Punch in the 1940s and was the protagonist and narrator of five books, beginning with 1953 s Down with Skool , and followed by How to be Topp, Wizz for Atomms and, posthumously, Back in the Jug Agane and the anthology, The Compleet Molesworth Comic misspellings, erratic capitalisation and 1950s public schoolboy slang are threads running through all the books.According to Ronald Searle in his obituary His cunning was refined than BunterWillans was delighted that schoolmasters, far from feeling publicly disrobed, were in fact giving away his books as end of school prizes Willans co wrote the screenplay for the 1959 film The Bridal Path, which starred George Cole, but died at the age of 47 before the film was released He also wrote a number of other, mostly humorous, books, including The Dog s Ear Book also with Searle , My Uncle Harry an exploration of the British gentlemen s club , Fasten Your Lapstraps an account of the early days of intercontinental flight , and Admiral on Horseback a rather serious one about the navy He was a keen amateur botanist, and spent so long in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew that the staff gave him a key.A review in The Times newspaper describes The Whistling Arrow as having a futuristic aeroplane as the heroine It is his apparent strength in writing about planes and the people that flew them The reviewer compares it with one of Evelyn Waugh s earlier novels.
Ô Down With Skool! || ↠ PDF Download by ↠ Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle 159 Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle
Title: Ô Down With Skool! || ↠ PDF Download by ↠ Geoffrey Willans Ronald Searle