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Mr Norris Changes Trains: Christopher Isherwood (Vintage classics)

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His approach is to provide a thorough, honest and personalized service with the aim of delivering good quality care. The only genuine monster was the young foreigner who passed gaily through these scenes of desolation, misinterpreting them to suit his childish fantasy. In 1945, Isherwood published Prater Violet, fictionalizing his first movie writing job in London in 1933-1934.

Some very light spotting to preliminaries, and soil spot to bottom edge, but pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Norris himself is a complex and enigmatic character, but Isherwood had the gift of bringing even minor characters to life. This time two years ago I read Goodbye to Berlin, Christopher Isherwood’s collection of short stories that describe life in Berlin in the years leading up to Hitler seizing power.Our team are on hand to help answer any queries you might have about coming to KIMS Hospital or Sevenoaks Medical Centre. As they approach the frontier William strikes up a conversation with Mr Norris, who wears an ill-fitting wig and carries a suspect passport.

Mr Norris’s “original” was Gerald Hamilton, described (by himself) as “the wickedest man in the world”, who served prison sentences for various offences and wrote several mutually contradictory autobiographies. Having completed ophthalmology training in Yorkshire, he gained further fellowship experience in oculoplastic and orbital surgery both at St James’s Hospital in Leeds (Europe’s largest teaching hospital) and at the prestigious Corneo-Plastic unit in East Grinstead. This is an entertaining romp which vividly portrays the decadence and growing political tensions - and, as the story progresses, growing intolerance and persecution - in early 1930s Berlin.In Berlin in 1932, he also began an important relationship with Heinz Neddermeyer, a young German with whom he fled the Nazis in 1933. It is worth noting that this was a brutal party that murdered innocents and built concentration camps. Full page colour frontispiece and Illustrated with 8 full page delightful colour plates all by Beryl Cook.

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