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Stiff upper lip

Lawrence Durrell

Stiff upper lip

by Lawrence Durrell

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


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StatementNicolas Bentley drew the pictures.
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Open LibraryOL18677135M

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His career as a war reporter and development worker took him to the. In Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves, we find Wodehouse in mid-season form, even though he wrote it near the end of his life, past the ripe old age of eighty.

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Everyday low /5(71). If you fancy a leisurely read for an hour or two, Durrell's Stiff Upper Lip could well do the trick. Durrell departs from his more florid accounts of diplomatic life found in his other books to provide a few anecdotes from a "dip" (diplomatic) perspective/5.

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I don't think there is a Jonathan Cecil version available, though I might be wrong. The British stiff upper lip would be called upon to perform its duty once more.

This time in the form of a poem that would become Britain’s favorite. It had originally been written as advice to his son and was a tribute to the character of Leander Starr Jameson who had led a daring raid that failed just before the outbreak of the Boer War in.

Stiff Upper Lip. By: Everyone - even Augustus the cat - has cause to be obliged to Jeeves when he manages to retrieve the infamous Book, the book kept under lock and key at the Junior Ganymede Club and which lays bare the private lives of three-quarters of the upper classes - and which could prove to be political dynamite at the Market.

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I've always steered clear. Mind you, I've admired through binoculars as one might admire a fine pair of antlers. Nearest I ever came to being enmeshed was in the Folies Bergères one night.

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