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The City of Dreadful Night

by James Thomson

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8776271M
    ISBN 101905432194
    ISBN 109781905432196
    OCLC/WorldCa77463439

      The City of Dreadful Night and Other Sketches, Issues Rudyard Kipling Full view - His best-known children's books are Just So Stories (), The Jungle Books (), and Kim (). His short stories, although their understanding of the Indian is often moving, became minor hymns to the glory of Queen Victoria's empire and the. A real live city --The reflections of a savage --The council of the gods --On the banks of the Hugli --With the Calcutta police --The city of dreadful night --Deeper and deeper still --Concerning Lucia. Responsibility: by Rudyard Kipling ; with illustrations by Charles D. Farrand.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. the city of dreadful night. contents. the city of dreadful night. chapter i. a real live city. chapter ii. the reflections of a savage. chapter iii. the council of the gods. chapter iv. on the banks of the hugli. chapter v. with the calcutta police. chapter vi. the city of dreadful night.

    OCLC Number: Description: pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 19 cm. Contents: Wee Willie WinkieBaa, baa, black sheepHis majesty the kingThe drums of the fore and aftCity of the dreadful night. IntroductionThe city of dreadful nightTo our ladies of deathInsomniaBibliography, by Bertram Dobell and J.M. Wheeler. Series Title: [The English reprint series, 2] Responsibility: by James Thomson ; with introduction by E. Cavazza.


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The City of Dreadful Night. By James Thomson (Bysshe Vanolis) Victorian poet James Thomson, who published under the pseudonym Bysshe Vanolis, was born in Port Glasgow, Scotland, in His father, a sailor, was partially paralyzed by a stroke when Thomson was four, and his mother died of edema when he was nine.

For me, this is another superb story by Kipling. It is very similar in style to James Joyce Ulysses. The story of a (presumably) mans wandering around a city in India.

For anyone who has spent time in and travelled through (like I have) towns and cities in India, this will be pure joy.3/5. Book Summary. First gripping mystery in the Brighton Trilogy - July A woman's torso is found in a trunk at Brighton railway station's left luggage office.

Her identity is. First published in instalments in and then in book form inThe City of Dreadful Night is recognised as a powerful precursor to the modernist imaging of the bleak sterility of the : James Thomson.

The City of Dreadful Night the great cities of the earth have become loathsome centres of fornication and covetousness – the smoke of their sin going up - Selection from Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since4th Edition [Book].

'The City of Dreadful Night' (notes edited by John McGivering) notes on the text the story [June 8th ] Publication First published in the Civil and Military Gazette on 10 September and the United Services College Chronicle on 7 March but Mr. Rudyard Kipling’s books.

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The City of Dreadful Night Contents A real live city -- The reflections of a savage -- The council of the gods -- On the banks of the Hugli -- With the Calcutta police -- The city of dreadful night -- Deeper and deeper still -- Concerning Lucia.

Two or three other men, in far-off corners of the City of Dreadful Night, follow his example, and the water flashes like heliographic signals. A small cloud passes over the face of the Moon, and the city and its inhabitants--clear drawn in black and white before-- fade into masses of black and deeper black/   This is a novel book.

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