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Beverley Nichols

A Life

by Bryan Connon

  • 267 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Timber Press, Incorporated .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 20th Century English Novel And Short Story,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • England,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Nichols, Beverley,
  • 20th century,
  • Nichols, Beverley,,
  • Literary,
  • 1899-,
  • Authors, English,
  • Biography,
  • Gardeners

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8176217M
    ISBN 10088192444X
    ISBN 109780881924442

      Beverley Nichols (–) was a prolific writer on subjects ranging from religion to politics and travel, in addition to authoring six novels, five detective mysteries, four children's stories, six autobiographies, and six plays. He is perhaps best remembered today for his gardening : Laughter On The Stairs by Beverley Nichols (2 times) The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories: Volume Two by James D. Jenkins (1 times) Book and Magazine Collector December - No. 69 by Book and Magazine Collector (1 times).

    The musings of writer and amateur gardener Beverley Nichols (–) are collected in Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols, which gathers excerpts from his celebrated work. The book is at turns funny and frank, and it explores Nichols' favorite plants . La fleur de lune by Beverley Nichols and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    9 Sep - Explore pamelamturner9's board "Beverley Nichols Books & Gardens" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Book writer and Author pins. “Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols”, p, Timber Press 7 Copy quote Most people, early in November, take last looks at their gardens, are are then prepared to ignore them until the spring.


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Beverley Nichols by Bryan Connon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Beverley Nichols has 87 books on Goodreads with ratings. Beverley Nichols’s most popular book is Merry Hall. Beverley Nichols fans, armchair gardeners, and literature enthusiasts will delight in this reprint of the second book in his Allways trilogy, with facsimile reproductions of Rex Whistler's original graceful illustrations and a new foreword by Roy C.

Dicks. Nichols's humorous ruminations on life in the countryside, as always, are refreshing. John Beverley Nichols (born September 9, in Bower Ashton, Bristol, died Septem in Kingston, London), was an English writer, playwright, actor, novelist and composer.

He went to school at Marlborough College, and went to Balliol College, Oxford University, and was President of the Oxford Union and editor of Isis/5. Looking for books by Beverley Nichols. See all books authored by Beverley Nichols, including Down the Garden Path, and Merry Hall (Beverley Nichols Trilogy Book 1), and more on The book itself is a facsimile of the original edition published by Jonathan Cape in This new edition, only available in hardbound, is published by Timber Press books, and they can be reached at [ ] for more reprints of Beverley Nichols books.

In short, this is a book to delight any gardener, bibliophile or cat lover's soul/5(39). Beverley Nichols. Beverley Nichols () was a prolific writer on subjects ranging from religion to politics and travel, in addition to authoring six novels, five detective mysteries, four children's stories, six autobiographies, and six plays.

He is perhaps best remembered today for his gardening books. Timber Press is devoted to sharing the wonders of the natural world by publishing books from experts in gardening, horticulture, and natural history.

More editions of Laughter On The Stairs (Beverley Nichols Trilogy Book 2): Laughter On The Stairs (Beverley Nichols Trilogy Book 2): ISBN () Hardcover, Timber Press, Incorporated, Those who remember this British writer's airy tales in country gardens in the '30's and beyond will undoubtedly be shocked or at least bemused by this sunset confession of a man Who hated his father so much that three times as a child and youth he attempted to kill him.

Beginning ""The first time I remember my father he was lying dead drunk on the living room floor,"" Nichols proceeds to. Author biography: (John) Beverley Nichols was born in Bristol in He was educated at Marlborough College and Balliol College, Oxford, and published the first of his more than sixty books, a novel called Prelude, in While a student, Nichols became known for his outspokenness on political topics and issues like women’s rights; he continued to espouse strong views throughout life.

Hailed as one of the original “Bright Young Things” of the s, prolific English author Beverley Nichols wrote more than 60 books, including novels, children’s books, mysteries, short stories and poetry, as well as works on travel, politics, religion, celebrity profiles, cats and gardening.

Beverley Nichols (–) was a prolific author, playwright, composer, and media personality. Though much of his work has been forgotten, his garden writing has stood the test of time.

His amusing anecdotes, poetic contemplations, and penetrating observations speak to all gardeners—from houseplant killers to nursery professionals—and.

The reissuing of Beverley Nichols's delightful books by Timber Press has sparked renewed interest in this unjustly neglected writer. He burst onto the literary scene not long after his studies at Oxford, and his versatility was impressive; his successes included novels, plays, children's stories, biography, political commentary, and books on religion, travel, and gardening.3/5(2).

Beverley Nichols (–) was a prolific writer on subjects ranging from religion to politics and travel, in addition to authoring six novels, five detective mysteries, four children's stories, six autobiographies, and six plays.

He is perhaps best remembered today for his gardening books. Beverley Nichols’ Cat Book (Thomas Nelson ) Beverley Nichols’ Cats’ A. (Jonathan Cape ; Dutton )* Beverley Nichols’ Cats’ X. (Jonathan Cape ; Dutton ) **These two titles were published together as Beverley Nichols’ Cats’ A to Z in by W.

Allen. Powers That Be (Jonathan Cape ; St. Martin. "Down the Garden Path" has stood the test of time as one of the world's best-loved and most-quoted gardening books. Ostensibly an account of the creation of a garden in Huntingdonshire in the s, it is really about the underlying emotions and obsessions for which gardening is just a cover story.

The secret of this book's success -- and its 4/5(1). T his spring Timber Press released the book Roy edited- Rhapsody in Green-The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley title comes from one of Nichols chapters in Green Grows the City.

The collection is wonderful- After reading its pages, I want to run back to my own Nichols copies and start reading again. Merry Hall.

Beverley Nichols. Dutton, - Gardening - pages. 7 Reviews. Author purchases a house near London. Records experiences in furnishing the house and making a garden. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings. 5 stars: 0: 4 stars: 6: 3 stars: 1: 2 stars: /5(7).

Beverley Nichols: | |John Beverley Nichols| (9 September – 15 September ) was an author, playwr World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Beverley Nichols (–) was a prolific writer on subjects ranging from religion to politics and travel, in addition to authoring six novels, five detective mysteries, four children's stories, six autobiographies, and six plays.4/5(2). The first volume of a trilogy about the author's time at Merry Hall, this book is more humorous garden writing than strict autobiography.

We know (primarily from the dust jacket) that Beverley Nichols was a widely-travelled journalist and prolific author, but aside from the occasional mention that he needs to keep working (hard) to pay the (very high) bills, Nichols doesn't mention his 5/5(5).Beverley Nichols (BEVERLEY NICHOLS) used books, rare books and new books › Find all books by 'Beverley Nichols' and compare prices › Find signed collectible books by 'Beverley Nichols' Crazy Pavements.

by Beverley Nichols. ISBN () Softcover, Valancourt Books. Down The Garden Path by Beverley Nichols StuckinaBook All August 6, s, Nichols wrote three books about his house, Allways, and its garden.

Fast forward to the s, and he wrote three about Merry Hall – which I had always assumed was .