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Human voices

by Penelope Fitzgerald

  • 144 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, ME .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • British Broadcasting Corporation -- Fiction,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Fiction,
    • Large type books

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPenelope Fitzgerald.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6056.I86 H8 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination202 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL48218M
      ISBN 100786223065
      LC Control Number99049383

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Human voices by Penelope Fitzgerald Download PDF EPUB FB2

As is evident in this acute passage, and in virtually every other in Human Voices, Fitzgerald can pivot from sorrow to humor by way of pessimism and desire and then back again.

If you so much as blink you'll miss one of the book's key turns or unexpected pleasures. No matter. Penelope Fitzgerald's human comedy always rewards rereading.

--Kerry /5(13). This is the third book I've read by this author. The first was "The Bookshop" which I rated 2 stars. The second was "Offshore" which I rated 3 stars.

But this one, "Human Voices" is my favorite so far (I will be reading more of this author). "Human Voices" is a subtle comedy, a farce, and the jokes come fast and furious/5. In "Human Voices," however, Fitzgerald manages to convey a hilarious degree of eccentricity in a couple of characters while still maintaining their distinct personality traits.

It's quite a feat. The action takes place at the BBC during the German Blitzkriegs of London. The war is the looming backdrop for this skillfully rendered tale of a few /5(58).

Human Voices Penelope Fitzgerald, Author Mariner Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS New Coronavirus Updates for the Book.

From the Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Offshore’, ‘The Blue Flower’ and ‘Innocence’, this is a funny, touching, authentic story of life at Broadcasting House during the Blitz. The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the World War II, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes, the /5(9).

In TILL HUMAN VOICES WAKE US, we are provided a scope to examine the complexities of human nature: the very fabric of our existence, the frailties and vulnerabilities of the heart. The way life can and will change as swiftly as the snap of the fingers.

Davis has an innate talent for detail and description. Her prose feels effortless/5. The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the World War II, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes, the whole building became a target for enemy bombers, and in the BBC – as elsewhere – some had to fail and some had to die, but where the Nine O’Clock Pages:   Human voices are requested, as often as possible, rather than recorded ones.

You feel that, among the madness of war, the BBC did their best to tell the story of what was going on around them. Fussy, spinsterish, hectoring and difficult, during the war was when the BBC gained the nickname, ‘Auntie,’ and Penelope Fitzgerald weaves a creative 4/5(51).

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Human Voices, by Penelope Fitzgerald, distributed in the U.S. by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, New York pages.

$12, paperback. The first few lines of Penelope Fitzgerald’s HUMAN VOICES introduce readers to the orderly chaos of BBC offices in London during the air raids of World War : Historynet Staff.

Inspired by the Booker Prize–winning author’s own wartime experiences at the BBC, Human Voices is a novel at once “funny, touching, and authentic” (Sunday Times, London). “Made me laugh out loud as I have hardly done since Cold Comfort Farm. It is extraordinary and immensely praiseworthy that a book with such an ultimately serious /5(3).

Get this from a library. Human voices. [Penelope Fitzgerald] -- In the height of enemy bombing during World War II, a series of human dramas unfolds as the BBC transforms its concert hall into a dormitory for men and women, conflict erupts between two. Till Human Voices Wake Us.

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The human voices of Penelope Fitzgerald's novel are those of the BBC in the first years of the World War II, the time when the Concert Hall was turned into a dormitory for both sexes, the whole building became a target for enemy bombers, and in the BBC - as elsewhere - some had to fail and some had to die, but where the Nine O'Clock News was 5/5(1).

Human Voices is funny and touching and authentic, but it is more. It is affirmative in the best and most important sense. Sunday Times Perfectly describes the moment when the British stiff upper lip begins to tremble in the face of overwhelming historical and emotional events. Publishers Weekly/5(K).

Human Voices Wake Us is a plea, a prayer, a path for caregivers and patients, for all of us who struggle in difficult circumstances for understanding, enlightenment, and healing. This book is a treatise on the importance of self-reflection, attentiveness to our own inner voice and needs, as well as to those who are struggling with illness, age Author: Jerald Winakur, Alan Shapiro.

Human Voices: Science Fiction Stories (Five Star Speculative Fiction Series) by Gunn, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The book under discussion is Penelope Fitzgerald’s Human Voices, her fourth novel, set in Broadcasting House during the Second World War.

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Publication Date: August 4, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/5/). HarperCollins has agreed a deal with independent producer Rebecca Gushin to adapt Booker Prize-winning author Penelope Fitzgerald’s Human Voices for television.

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