Unlimited [Romance Book] Ì The Road from the Monument - by Storm Jameson ✓


  • Title: The Road from the Monument
  • Author: Storm Jameson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Storm Jameson s fine novel tells the story of two men, their beginnings, ambitions, wives, failures, successes.Gregory Mott is seen at first solely through the eyes of other people the old man who taught him when he was a child his aristocratic wife his oldest friend, Lambert Corry and Harriet Ellis, at one time his mistress and still his close friend He is a religiouStorm Jameson s fine novel tells the story of two men, their beginnings, ambitions, wives, failures, successes.Gregory Mott is seen at first solely through the eyes of other people the old man who taught him when he was a child his aristocratic wife his oldest friend, Lambert Corry and Harriet Ellis, at one time his mistress and still his close friend He is a religious man, a writer whose Anglican beliefs have had considerable influence For the past ten years he has been a successful Director of the Rutley Institute of Arts What man could be happier or sercure But suppose such a man makes an error, social or moral and makes the further blunder of denying it During a journey abroad this happens Afterwards, in London, truth eats its way into his life through the defences of fear, vanity, self deception, egoism Friends, and his religious assurance itself, fail him, and step by step he is driven to look at himself in the clearest bearable light.The other man, Lambert Corry, makes no errors.And, though at one moment he runs some risk of recognising himself, his prudence and agility save him from this danger.Apart from the journey through France and the scene in a pilgrimage village in Switzerland, the action takes place in London, much of it in Mott s house on the north side of Hyde Park.The view from this house, seen at different times of day or night, at different seasons, forms the background for a novel which is both a social comedy and the account of one man s unwilling discovery of himself.
    Storm Jameson
    Margaret Storm Jameson was an English writer, known for her 45 novels, and criticism.Jameson studied at the University of Leeds, later moving to London, where in 1914 she earned an MA from King s College London She was a teacher before becoming a full time writer She married writer Guy Chapman, but continued to publish as Storm Jameson.From 1939, Jameson was a prominent president of the British branch of the International PEN association, and active in helping refugee writers She wrote three volumes of autobiography.A well received biography, by Jennifer Birkett, Professor of French Studies at Birmingham University, was published by the Oxford University Press in March 2009.


    Commentaires:

    Ian
    An odd book, and perhaps even more odd because Jameson is such a good writer. Greg Mott is a highly-regarded author, and the director of an artistic institute. He came from humble beginnings – his father was a destitute ex-seaman, and – the shame! – he graduated from Sheffield University – but he has made something of himself, a great man of letters, with important friends and acquaintances. I have to wonder if Mott were based on Evelyn Waugh, although Waugh went to Oxford. The Road from [...]

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