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Farewell the Trumpets (Pax Britannica) by [Jan Morris]
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Farewell the Trumpets (Pax Britannica) Kindle Edition

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Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat by Jan Morris is a masterpiece of narrative history that traces the gradual demise of the British Empire and culminates with the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Jan Morris was born in Somerset in 1926 and received her B.A. in 1951 and her M.A. in 1961, both from Christ Church, Oxford. Dubbed the 'Flaubert of the jet age' by Alistair Cooke, and 'perhaps the best descriptive writer of our time' by Rebecca West, Jan Morris has written studies of Venice, Oxford, Manhattan, Sydney, Hong Kong, Spain and Wales. She is the author of the Pax Brittanica trilogy about the British Empire, two autobiographical books, six volumes of collected travel essays and a novel. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B004H1TBO4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Faber & Faber (22 December 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1198 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 580 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Empire Ends and so does a Great Trilogy
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4.0 out of 5 stars Affectionate, gripping, fascinating ... the hey day of Empire
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliantly accessible and entertaining history of British empire, a must-read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An inspiring take on the UK Empire
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