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Mr Norris Changes Trains (published in the United States as The Last of Mr. Norris) is a 1935 novel by the British writer Christopher Isherwood. It is frequently included with Goodbye to Berlin, another Isherwood novel, in a single volume, The Berlin Stories. Inspiration for the novel was drawn from Isherwood's experiences as an expatriate living in Berlin during the early 1930s, and the character of Mr Norris is based on Gerald Hamilton.
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Christopher Isherwood was born at High lane, Cheshire, in 1904
Christopher Isherwood was born at High lane, Cheshire, in 1904. He left Cambridge without graduationg, tried briefly to study medicine and in 1928 published All the Conspirators, followed by a second novel, The Memorialin 1932.
Mr I felt a bit like I’d hopped on the wrong train, and that I could still love Isherwood, given the right book
Norris Changes Trains (1935) has a great opening paragraph: My first impression was that the stranger’s eyes were of an unusually light blue. They met mine for several blank seconds, vacant, unmistakeably scared. I felt a bit like I’d hopped on the wrong train, and that I could still love Isherwood, given the right book. But Shelf of Shame week is intended to get books off shelves, and I’m glad to have the beginnings of a grasp on Isherwood.
By PG Mr Norris Changes Trains is a novel by Christopher Isherwood set in the early 1930s during the inter-war period. It’s a highly entertaining romp through life during the time that Hitler rose to power, seen through the eyes of the main character, William Bradshaw, which coincidentally are Christopher Isherwood’s own middle names. By PG. Mr Norris Changes Trains is a novel by Christopher Isherwood set in the early 1930s during the inter-war period.
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Like its companion novel, Goodbye to Berlin, Mr Norris Changes Trains . My brother loaned me this book in response to my loaning him "Monuments Men"
Like its companion novel, Goodbye to Berlin, Mr Norris Changes Trains offers unforgettable characters struggling in the vortex as the Nazis rise to power. Two shorter works by Christopher Isherwood, He puts himself into the story as the narrator and observer of Germany between the wars. The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin. My brother loaned me this book in response to my loaning him "Monuments Men". Being it takes place in the European Theatre of WWII he thought I might enjoy another perspective of that time and place.
Mr Norris Changes Trains. A single man. Christopher Isherwood was born in Cheshire in 1904. He began to write at university and later moved to Berlin, where he gave English lessons to support himself. He witnessed first hand the rise to power of Hitler and the Nazi party in Germany and some of his best works, such as Mr Norris Changes Trains and Goodbye to Berlin, draw on these experiences. He created the character of Sally Bowles, later made famous as the heroine of the musical Cabaret.
Norris Changes Trains rare book for sale ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Mr. Norris Changes Trains. London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1935. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket.
Norris Changes Trains rare book for sale. ISHERWOOD, Christopher.