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book of Ebenezer Le Page

G. B. Edwards

book of Ebenezer Le Page

by G. B. Edwards

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Published by Penguin Books in London, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guernsey (Channel Islands) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementG. B. Edwards ; introduction by John Fowles.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination489 p.
    Number of Pages489
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15406223M
    ISBN 100140058982

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A novel. "Published in Penguin Books "--Title page verso. Description: pages: map ; 19 cm. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a novel by Gerald Basil Edwards first published in United Kingdom by Hamish Hamilton in , and in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in the same year. It has since been published by Penguin books and New York Review Books in .

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Book of Ebenezer le Page - eBook at   Like the story of our friend Mr. Ebenezer Le Page, the simplicity of the lives of the inter connected characters, colourful and quirky, defies the closeness of the shores. GB Edwards' posthumous writings capture the essence of the folk and the place as well, possibly better, than any book about anybody, anywhere.5/5(5).

    Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a place caught between the coasts of England and France yet a world apart from either. Ebenezer himself is fiercely independent, but as he reaches the 4/5(14). The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G.B. Edwards and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G B Edwards - AbeBooks.


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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved by: 4.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is the kind of novel you don't really know in its truest sense until you've reached the very end. It's something like looking at vast panorama. If you consign your gaze to any particular detail, you inevitably miss the overwhelming sweep and grandeur of its totality/5().

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved : G.

Edwards. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved island/5().

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page takes the form of an old man’s reminiscences of his life on the island of Guernsey during the first half of the 20th century. Located in the English Channel between Britain and France, Guernsey may be part of the British Commonwealth, but it maintains its own traditions and culture.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page – Quintessential Guernsey eh. Published on in Channel Islands, Guernsey, Literature If you’ve ever stumbled across ‘The Book of Ebenezer Le Page’ (by G.B.

Edwards, first published in ) and wondered if it’s worth the read – well, here is Guernsey Donkey’s humble opinion on the matter. Gerald Basil Edwards () finished this book inonly to have it turned down - incredibly -by publisher after publisher. Yet ''The Book of Ebenezer Le Page'' is. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the 20th century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved island/5().

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost 4/5(15). The Book of Ebenezer Le Page. Edwards The Book of Ebenezer Le Page G.

Edwards Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century.

Eighty years old, Ebenezer has. Edwards is known for The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, which was published posthumously in Edwards had worked on his great novel for many years but only completed it towards the end of his life, presenting the typescript to his friend Edward Chaney in Augustrather in the manner that the fictional Ebenezer bequeaths his 'Book' to Neville Falla in the novel/5.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, by G B Edwards is considered one of the best pieces of literature written about Guernsey. It was originally entitled Sarnia Cherie, and its current title was its sub-title. It tells the life story of a Guernsey man, the Ebenezer Le Page of the title, from his.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved island.5/5(1).

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved island.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his /5(13).

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the twentieth century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his /5(K).

Editions for The Book of Ebenezer Le Page: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), 1 Cited by: 4.

The Book of Ebenezer le Page by G B Edwards was published in It is a fictionalised autobiography of Guernseyman Ebenezer, who lives through WWI, the occupation of the island by the Nazis in WWII, who falls in love with the flirtatious Liza Queripel and who forms a. : The Book of Ebenezer Le Page () by Edwards, G.

B. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.THE BOOK OF EBENEZER LE PAGE reminds me, as unlikely as this particular combination may sound, of both Thomas Hardy and Mark Twain. Indeed, for a rough approximation of the narrator Ebenezer Le Page and his personality and humor, imagine that Sam Clemens had been born in on the Channel Island of Guernsey, lived there his entire life, and then nearing 90 set down the story of his life and his /5.The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is a beautifully detailed chronicle of a life, but it is equally an oblique reckoning with the traumas of the 20th century, as Ebenezer recalls both the men lost to the Great War and the German Occupation of Guernsey during World War II, and looks with despair at the encroachments of commerce and tourism on his beloved island.