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The king of the rainy country

by Nicolas Freeling

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicolas Freeling
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.R4 K5 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24211803M
OCLC/WorldCa8690738

  In The King of the Rainy Country Dutch detective Piet Van der Valk is put on the trail of missing millionaire Jean-Claude Marschal. With no crime having yet being committed, Van der Valk suspects there is more to this assignment – and so it proves, in a chase that takes him from Amsterdam into Germany, Austria and Switzerland before ending on.   I Am Like the King of a Rainy Country: "Sleepwalkers" Revisited, Part 3 "In my book Shakespeare and the Popular Dramatic Tradition I tried to show that the plays of Shakespeare are compounded in varying proportions of the elements of conventionalism and naturalism and that the Elizabethan audience must have reacted to them in a much more Author: Bryant Burnette.

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The King of the Rainy Country book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This was the end of the story that had started 'Once /5. The title "King of the Rainy Country" has nothing whatsoever to do either with a king (except in a very loose interpretation) or with a rainy country; the title is taken from a poem by Baudelaire.

Van der Valk appears to speak several languages fluently (the Dutch are apparently very good at languages), and he sometimes, during his quest, wakes /5(5). The King of a Rainy Country was Brigid Brophys second novel. As the author explains in her afterword to this edition, the novel does have some autobiographical elements, especially in the characters of Neale and the first person narrator Susan/5.

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Freeling's The King of the Rainy Country received a Edgar Award, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Best Novel. He also won the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers' Association, and France's Grand Prix de Littérature : Bloomsbury Publishing. The King of the Rainy Country: Nicolas Freeling: Books - Skip to main content.

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Freeling's The King of the Rainy Country received a Edgar Award, from the Mystery Writers of America, for Best Novel. He also won the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers' Association, and France's Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere/5(). Neither as fanciful, nor as original, as in her first novel-Hackenfeller's Ape, Miss Brophy seems in this book to be attempting to follow in Iris Murdoch's footsteps rather than to stake out some territory for herself.

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Click on the link below to read my review: The King of a Rainy Country, by Brigid Brophy () About the book Virago Modern Classics,p. Goodreads Coelacanth Press,p. Goodreads First published in My rating: 5 stars I read this book for All Virago All August, hosted by the Virago Modern Classics Group at LibraryThing &.

About The King of the Rainy Country. This was the end of the story that had started 'Once upon a time, in a rainy country, there was a king ' The end had not happened in a rainy country, but on a bone-dry Spanish hillside, three hundred metres from where Van der Valk had left a lot of blood, some splintered bone, a few fragments of gut, and a ten-seventy-five Mauser rifle bullet.

Matthew Sweeney wrote this set of 50 prose poems in response to Baudelaire's posthumously published collection of prose poems (or petits poèmes en prose, as he called them). Modelling his pieces as closely as possible on Baudelaire's, Sweeney has produced a sequence that is wide-ranging in both subject and mood - there are stories, parables, meditations, diatribes that are.

Brophy’s The King of a Rainy Country, first published inhas recently been re-released by Coelacanth Press after it had been out of print for twenty years.

This was very probably a labour of love as Coelacanth Press otherwise only publishes a biannual journal. This was Brophy’s second novel, and is one of her more straightforward (and.Condition: Very good.

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