4 edition of How many miles to Babylon ? found in the catalog.
How many miles to Babylon ?
ERIN copy published 1988 by Penguin.
|LC Classifications||PR6060 O37 H6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||156|
“How Many Miles To Babylon?” by Jennifer Johnston (Ireland) Review. Readers described “How Many Miles To Babylon?” as a beautiful book and most of them were moved by the friendship between Alec and Jerry. Through the author’s rich use of dialogue, they were able to visualise the different characters and the sceneries with ease. How many miles to Babylon? Too many miles in a distant land Where bombs and havoc rule the day And bloodied limbs lie in the sand. How many miles to Babylon? The dead in heaps await their biers. Against a tapestry of fire, The rivers run with red- blood tears. How many miles to Babylon? Six by seven by three, Only in your winding sheet Will you.
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I love to find a book that captures all of me as I sit in the winter of my home in a comfortable chair and a fire to warm the room. With "How Many Miles to Babylon" I found such a treasure.
I grew up in the land of Jerry and Alec at a time when freedom had not yet been born. I'm half way through this story of vivid imagery and magical verse/5(39).
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For such a brief book, How Many Miles to Babylon is a work of startling delicacy and power. Set in the dying days of the Irish Ascendancy just before the start of WWI and the Rising ensured that "all changed, changed utterly", it tells the story of two young Irish men/5().
Jennifer Johnston is a preeminent voice of contemporary Irish fiction. Her long list of accolades includes the Whitbread Literary Award for The Old Jest, the Evening Standard Award for Best First Novel for The Captains and the Kings, and a Man Booker Prize shortlist mention for Shadows on Our recent Foolish Mortals was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Decade by the Bord Gáis Pages: Lured in by the title.
Writing not bad but reads like a short story they make you read aloud in grade school. Pick up Diana Wynne Jones’ “Deep Secret” for a truly dazzling read that uses the old skipping rhyme “How Many Miles to Babylon” ;) and I mean really uses it in the plot/5.
How Many Miles to Babylon. Jennifer Johnston. Penguin, - Male friendship - pages. ,a great teacher first introduced this book to me,i am not a book reader but with the help and inspiration of sandy i found this book to be highly captivating which would be hard to do with me,but easy with this book.
5/5(1). How Many Miles to Babylon. by Jennifer Johnston – review. Jennifer Johnston's poignant novel about the first world wartime relationship between an Irish aristocrat and his labourer. Philip. Get This Book How Many Miles to Babylon. uses the writing of European travelers to Egypt between c.
and c. to give a picture of the country in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods, drawing on sources that have hitherto been inaccessible to English-speaking audiences. How Many Miles to Babylon. 作者: Johnston, Jennifer 出版年: 页数: 定价: 元 ISBN: 豆瓣评分.
How many miles to Babylon. by Jennifer Johnston,Penguin Books, Limited edition, in English. Book summary part 2 How Many Miles to Babylon – Jennifer Johnston Pg 70 We learn that Alec spends the next six weeks training to be a soldier.
Alec lets us know that he would be considered for nothing other than an officer. HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON. by Fox, Paula and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - How Many Miles to Babylon by Fox, Paula - AbeBooks Passion for books. If you have a chance I would recommend this book.
It's not a difficult read like many "deep" thinking type novels are. This book is fairly straightforward. The only thing that wasn't told right out in the story was whether the "teller" of the story was in love with his friend or whether he was only a friend.
I /5(11). “How many miles to Babylon?” is a traditional nursery rhyme and folksong original from Great Britain. The rhyme was first recorded in and in the beginning it was a.
Opening during the first stirrings of World War I, How Many Miles to Babylon?'examines the unlikely friendship between Alec, an upper middle-class Protestant boy from a highly aspirational family, and Jerry, a working class boy of Catholic background. Having united over their shared love of horses, the two are inseparable as children, but as.
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Whitbread Literary Award–winning novelist Jennifer Johnston’s story of two young Irish men, whose defiant friendship spans class and, later, rank at the onset of World War IBorn to an aristocratic.
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uses the writing of European travelers to Egypt between c. and c. to give a picture of the country in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods, drawing on sources that have hitherto been inaccessible to English-speaking audiences.How many miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Literature, Soldiers, History; Places: Ireland, Flanders.