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1 edition of Summer in February found in the catalog.

Summer in February

by Jonathan Smith

  • 150 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painters,
  • Women artists,
  • Marriage,
  • Newlyn school of painting,
  • Artist colonies,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    During the 1949 Annual Banquet of the Royal Academy, retiring President Sir Alfred Munnings launches an incoherent and savage attack on modern art--only to stumble on a name that brings back memories of a celebrated Edwardian artistic community where he enjoyed the last days of a golden age soon to be shattered by war.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 1995.

    StatementJonathan Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6069.M496 S86 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 pages :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26462411M
    ISBN 100349139121
    ISBN 109780349139128
    OCLC/WorldCa815364355

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      Her second book, The Proposal, was selected for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine book club in February and spent more than a month on the New York Times’ best-seller list. Summer in February is a well-made costume drama that fans of Downton Abbey will probably appreciate, while those hoping to learn about Munnings will be better off hitting the nearest museum.

      But "Summer in February", directed by Christopher Menaul from a script by Jonathan Smith, who also wrote the novel of the same name, is an oddly bland vehicle that, once it begins to list in the direction of its unpleasant climactic events, gets woozier and woozier. Advertisement. 18 Jun - Explore jyhslibrary's board "Library Display Ideas", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Library displays, Library book displays and School library displays pins.


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As resonant and understated as The Go-Between, it is a love story of beauty, deprivation and tragedy/5(). Directed by Christopher Menaul. With Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning, Dan Stevens, Jane Cussons. A true tale of love, liberty and scandal amongst the Edwardian artists' colony in Cornwall/10(K).

A sweeping romance set at a bohemian artist colony on the picturesque coasts of pre-war England, SUMMER IN FEBRUARY is based on the true story of painter Sir Alfred Munnings and his blue-blood best friend Gilbert.

Born into a working-class family, Munnings rises to become one of the premiere British artists of his time, winning the affection of. Smith's novel has been republished 11 times sinceand has just been made into a film, with the former Downton Abbey actor Dan : Lesley Mcdowell.

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Summer in February. P roof that truth is duller than fiction comes with this tale of real events in the Lamorna artists' colony in Cornwall in the months before the first world war. Jonathan Smith was born in Wales in and went to Christ College, Brecon.

He read English at Cambridge, taught at Loretto School, Edinburgh and in Melbourne, and from the late s onwards at Tonbridge School, where he was head of English for 17 years/5(). “Summer in February,” directed by Christopher Menaul, focuses on a love triangle involving the painter A.

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