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Esprit de corps ; and, Stiff upper lip

Lawrence Durrell

Esprit de corps ; and, Stiff upper lip

by Lawrence Durrell

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence Durrell ; illustrated by Vasiliu and Nicolas Bentley.
    ContributionsVasiliu., Bentley, Nicolas, 1907-, Durrell, Lawrence.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22952122M
    OCLC/WorldCa316090

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(2). The result is a book to cherish for as long as the FO holds sway over Antrobus, narrator of these tales of diplomatic misadventure, is the embodiment of everything that makes it what it is.

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Esprit De Corps & Stiff Upper Lip by Durrell, Lawrence A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. Diplomatic Adventures: Esprit de Corps, Stiff Upper Lip, and Sauve Qui Peut Lawrence Durrell The complete Antrobus stories of diplomatic mischief comprise “a rewarding cocktail based on two parts Wodehouse and half a part of H.

Munro” (The New York Times).4/5(2). Lawrence Durrell's trio of diplomatic memoirs. Sauve qui peut, Esprit de Corps and Stiff Upper Lip. Light, to the point of inconsequentiality, the humour is in the use of English, the stereotypes and the ineffable stupidity of the British upper cl.

Click to read more about Esprit De Corps & Stiff Upper Lip by Lawrence Durrell. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). Diplomatic Adventures: Esprit de Corps, Stiff Upper Lip, The complete Antrobus stories of diplomatic mischief comprise “a rewarding cocktail based on two parts Wodehouse and half a part of H.

Munro” (The New York Times).Brand: Open Road Media. Alex Renton is a writer and journalist whose career has ranged from arts and food writing to politics and the investigation of child abuse. His career as a war reporter and development worker took him to the Middle East, Africa, East Asia and the Balkans.

Esprit de Corps: Sketches from Diplomatic Life Paperback – 9 Feb This is one of Durrell's two extraordinarily witty books about life in the Diplomatic Corps (the other is Stiff Upper Lip). Both books are gems, and reveal a side of Durrell that one would never suspect from reading his other work/5(25).

Durrell's works of humour, Esprit de Corps and Stiff Upper Lip, are about life in the diplomatic corps, particularly in Serbia. He claimed to have disliked both Egypt and Argentina, although not nearly so much as he disliked Yugoslavia. Durrell's PoetryBorn: Lawrence George Durrell, 27 February.

Esprit De Corps by Lawrence Durrell,Antrobus, the hero of Sauve Qui Peut and Stiff Upper Lip, is featured in this novel, and represents the epitome of that most British of institutions, the Foreign Office. His oeuvre includes plays, a book of criticism, translations, travel writing, and humorous stories about the /5().

• Stiff Upper Lip is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Author: Sam Leith. Esprit de Corps is a Canadian military magazine covering issues related to Army, Navy, Air Force, national defence, security and foreign policy.

We also publish. The Antrobus stories book series by Lawrence Durrell includes books Esprit de Corps: Sketches from Diplomatic Life, Stiff Upper Lip (Faber Paperbacks), Sauve Qui Peut, and several more. See the complete Antrobus stories series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

Esprit de Corps, Stiff Upper Lip, Sauve Qui Peut published as Antrobus Complete The Ikons [poems] Tunc [novel] Spirit of Place [letters, essays] Nunquam [novel] Tunc, Nunquam published as The Revolt of Aphrodite* Vega [poems] Monsieur [novel]. What many regard as his best book of prose aside from the quartet, "Bitter Lemons," is about Cyprus.

As a press officer, he also served in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, for three years, a period that produced two satirical sketches of diplomatic life, "Esprit de Corps" and "Stiff Upper Lip.".

The strength of Stiff Upper Lip is that it is written by a journalist. Renton is readable, and covers all the bases (C19th flogging leading to death in extreme cases, celeb experiences, changes in the modern prep school, corporal punishment, boarding at 13 as opposed to boarding at 8, paedophile teachers, social class, girls' schools vs boys/5(71).Stiff Upper Lip, Copenhagen.

likes. Loud 'n' Proud!Followers:   • Stiff Upper Lip by Alex Renton is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (£). To order a copy for £ go to or .