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John Stewart Collis

Richard Ingrams

John Stewart Collis

A Memoir

by Richard Ingrams

  • 108 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Prose,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • 20th century,
  • Collis, John Stewart,
  • Authors, English,
  • 1900-,
  • Biography,
  • Collis, John Stewart,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764241M
    ISBN 10070112976X
    ISBN 109780701129767

      Rob Davies reviews the book discussed at MERL’s Rural Reads book club this month This month we read The Worm Forgives the Plough by John Stewart book is comprised of two novels: While Following the Plough and Down to Earth, published as whole in It is an autobiographical account of Collis’s time working on the land during the Second World War. Well, John Stewart Collis will double your self-congratulation; he is the sort of writer who never ceases to proclaim his own profundity, particularly on occasions which might appear, to the uninstructed gaze of us ordinary philitines, tenuous to the point of evaporation.

    John Stewart Collis' celebrated biography of the greatest discoverer, Christopher Columbus. From the winner of the Heinemann Foundation Award for Literature (Down To Earth). Includes index and bibliography. 22 x cm. pp. Librarius is a small UK-based business and we pride ourselves on our customer service. John Stewart Collis THE CARLYLES A Biography of Thomas and Jane Carlyle 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover London Dodd, Mead and Company Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.

    John Stewart Collis When I first met John Stewart Collis I remembered Coleridge's lines: nd thou art long and lank and brown is the ribbed sea-sand. I thought of them, principally, because of his appearance: he was brown as a nut, and always, until the onset of the disease which killed him, glowing with strength and health, enjoying tennis. John Stewart Collis, (–84), writer and naturalist, was born 16 February in Kilmore, Killiney, Co Dublin, one of twin sons (his twin was Robert Collis (qv)) of William Stewart Collis, a solicitor in the Dublin firm of Collis & Ward, and Edith Lilla Collis (née Barton); Maurice Collis (qv) was his .


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John Stewart Collis: a memoir/5(4). John Stewart Collis wrote two books about his experiences as an agricultural and forestry worker during the Second World War.

"While Following the Plough", an account of his works on two farms and "Down To Earth", which focuses more on his time as a forestry worker were published in the years that immediately followed the by: 2.

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Whilst in Tarrant Hinton, Dorset he was asked to clear and thin an ash wood using only an axe and bill hook.4/5. John Stewart Collis (), author best known for The Worm Forgives The Plough his account of his experiences working on farms during the Second World (8).

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John Stewart Collis was born in His father was a Dublin solicitor and Collis was educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford. In he published a biography of George Bernard Shaw and he later went on to write other biographical works and also became a pioneer of the ecological movement in Britain.

About the author () John Stewart Collis was born in His father was a Dublin solicitor and Collis was educated at Rugby School and Balliol. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ingrams, Richard.

John Stewart Collis. London: Chatto & Windus,   John Stewart Collis was an educated man, born in  Ireland inliving and working in England. He wrote some biographies and pottered along quietly in the literary life. Then the Second World War came along. Wanting to work for his country, but too old to fight and not fancying a dull desk job, he volunteered for the Land Army.

J ohn Stewart Collis was an academic who decided to spend the Second World War working on the land rather than fighting abroad. His farming years, first Author: Olivia Laing. item 2 Living with a Stranger by Collis, John Stewart Paperback Book The Fast Free - Living with a Stranger by Collis, John Stewart Paperback Book The Fast Free.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. An academic and writer, during the Second World War John Stewart Collis was put to agricultural work. Clearing and thinning an Ash wood, he found a meditative peace and an earnest pleasure in the use of axe and bill-hook.

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Christopher Hirst; Friday 20 March {{^moreThanTen}} Author: Christopher Hirst. A historical view of the arboreal kingdom from its origins to current problems of conservation. First plants, development into forests, the economic age, the natural order rejected by man, are topics through which the author shows, often lyrically, how man needs to and can, make his trees live.

John Stewart Collis. John Stewart Collis was born in His father was a Dublin solicitor and Collis was educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford.

In he published a biography of George Bernard Shaw and he later went on to write other biographical works and also became a pioneer of the ecological movement in Britain. Rob Davies reviews the book discussed at MERL’s Rural Reads book club this month This month we read The Worm Forgives the Plough by John Stewart book is comprised of two novels: While Following the Plough and Down to Earth, published as whole in It is an autobiographical account of Collis’s time working on the land during the Second World War.Although I'm enjoying the writing, something about this book isn't quite grabbing me - maybe I'm just not in the mood for at at the moment.

I will put it aside for now and return to it later. John Stewart Collis: Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub. ; dist. by David & Charles, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Aug John Stewart Collis wrote two books about his experiences as an agricultural and forestry worker during the Second World War.

"While Following the Plough", an account of his works on two farms and "Down To Earth", which focuses more on his time as a forestry worker were published in the years that immediately followed the war/5(33).