[MOBI] É Free Read ↠ Print of a Hare's Foot: An Autobiographical Beginning : by Rhys Davies ✓

Print of a Hare's Foot: An Autobiographical Beginning By Rhys Davies,

  • Title: Print of a Hare's Foot: An Autobiographical Beginning
  • Author: Rhys Davies
  • ISBN: 9781854111807
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • Print of a Hare s Foot is both compelling and believable, its status as a modern classic thoroughly deserved Davies was a writer with impeccable skills of characterisation, and the shopgirls, strikers, preachers and writers who inhabit this Autobiographical Beginning emerge from the book with a powerful vitality equal to the best of his short fiction It begins with DavPrint of a Hare s Foot is both compelling and believable, its status as a modern classic thoroughly deserved Davies was a writer with impeccable skills of characterisation, and the shopgirls, strikers, preachers and writers who inhabit this Autobiographical Beginning emerge from the book with a powerful vitality equal to the best of his short fiction It begins with Davies s childhood and adolescence in the Rhondda valleys, where his family are reasonably prosperous shopkeepers, distanced to a degree from the industrial strife and periodic poverty that surrounds them Leaving life behind the counter, Davies moves to London, to the literary scene and anonymous bed sitters in Fitzrovia Alternatively writing and travelling during the 20s and 30s, in France he catches crabs in Nice and discusses Chekhov with D H Lawrence, a great friend and important influence And in Germany, the homosexual Davies is an uneasy witness to the rise of Nazism.
    Print of a Hare s Foot An Autobiographical Beginning Print of a Hare s Foot is both compelling and believable its status as a modern classic thoroughly deserved Davies was a writer with impeccable skills of characterisation and the shopgirls strikers

    One thought on “Print of a Hare's Foot: An Autobiographical Beginning”

    1. I was hoping for something personal from Print of a Hare s Foot something that let me get under Rhys Davies skin But as Simon Baker suggests in his introduction to this book, Rhys Davies keeps his secrets pretty close We learn about other people than about the man himself about D.H Lawrence, and his wife about Caerphilly Jones, a friend of Rhys about Esther, a maid for Rhys family in his childhood Rhys Davies himself remains elusive, circumspect I was hoping to understand about him, maybe hea [...]

    2. I found this a delightful book, typical of the man who wrote such marvellous short stories However, my old friend, the late Fred Urquhart, who knew Davies well, warned me that I should take much of what he wrote in the autobiography with a pinch of salt

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *