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Trooper to the Southern Cross

Angela Mackail Thirkell

Trooper to the Southern Cross

by Angela Mackail Thirkell

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, / under the name Leslie Parker.

StatementAngela Thirkell "Leslie Parker" ; with a new introduction by Tony Gould.
SeriesVirago modern classic -- no.171
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6039.H/
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,176p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17211799M
ISBN 100860685926

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Angela then met and married George Lancelot Thirkell in and in they traveled on a troop ship to George's hometown in Australia. Their adventures on the ship Friedricksruh are recounted in her Trooper to the Southern Cross published in In , in Melbourne Australia, her youngest son Lancelot George was born. Heyrman's book begins with the observation that almost a century elapsed before evangelical Christianity "won the attention, if not the allegiance, of a majority of southern whites"(6). In Southern Cross, Heyrman attempts to recreate the period when evangelicalism was struggling to establish itself by focusing on the contestations and.


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Trooper to the Southern Cross is "the" unique novel among Angela Thirkell's many books. For in these surprising and fascinating pages, which were originally published in under the pseudonym "Leslie Parker," the modern chronicler of Barsetshire assumes the voice of an Australian army officer and relates an amusing, rough-and-tumble sea story about an eventful,/5(11).

Trooper to the Southern Cross is one of the first novels by Angela Thirkell, and it is totally different from everything that follows it. It's the story of a troop ship en route to Australia and all that happens on board. I believe it's probably a thinly veiled account of a similar trip actually taken by Angela herself when she was newly Cited by: 1.

Get this from a library. Trooper to the Southern Cross. [Angela Thirkell] -- A World War I officer relates his time aboard a troop-carrying "hell ship" on his way home to Australia. Trooper to the Southern Cross is based on Thirkell’s own trip to Australia in on the requisitioned German troopship SS Friedrichsruh which, like the novel’s fictional Rudolstadt, had been ingeniously sabotaged by the Germans.

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Trooper to the Southern Cross is a satirical account of the hellish trip the family endured on the sabotaged troop ship SS Friedrischsruh in Angela Thirkell also gently satirises her laid back husband through the character of the narrator, a laconic Aussie doctor, and herself as the somewhat uptight Mrs Jerry/5(4).

Set just after WWI, Trooper to the Southern Cross is narrated by Major Bowen, a former military doctor. He and his wife Celia book passage on a trooper ship, the Rudolstadt, from England to Australia. On board are former military personnel, diggers, prisoners, and others, and this novel is the story of their voyage/5(4).

Trooper to the Southern Cross, first published under a male pseudonym inis based on Angela Thirkell’s own experiences of travelling to Australia aboard a troop ship with her second husband.

It is an affectionate satire on the manners and mores of Australia, and an intimate portrait of post-war male : Angela Mackail Thirkell.

Best known for her Thackery updates—a series set in Barsetshire—Thirkell () published this fascinating novel in under the androgynous nom de plume "Leslie Parker." Written in the voice of an Australian doctor, returning home after WWI, the raucous tale, a boon to students of slang, chronicles the ship ride back to Australia from England on a boat that Author: Angela Thirkell.

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Her setting is Richmond, Virginia, where Charlotte Police Chief Judy Hammer has been brought by an NIJ grant to clean up the police force. Buy a cheap copy of Trooper to the Southern Cross book by Angela Thirkell. From the author of the beloved Barsetshire novels, a bracing tale of a rumbustious voyage abroad a hell-ship.

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Books ordered may be returned for a full refund if they are not as described. Delivery is guaranteed - or your money back. She was particularly famous for writing her long running Barsetshire series. Author Thirkell had also written a single novel called Trooper to Southern Cross under the pen name of Leslie Parker.

She was born as Angela Margaret Mackail on Janu in Kensington Square, London. After her marriage, she took the surname of Thirkell. Thomas J Lucas, a trooper in the Cape Mountain Rifles of the Cape Colony during the midth century, kept a private journal. He began it when he was shipped off from London on the ship Idia to what they then called Kaffiland, the Cape Colony.

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The paths of many historical figures cross, from the Civil War to the era of Civil Righ. Southern Cross is the sole wordless novel by Canadian artist Laurence Hyde (–). Published inits wood-engraved images narrate the impact of atomic testing on Pacific islanders.

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This time, her setting is Richmond, Virginia, where Charlotte Police Chief Judy Hammer has been brought by an NIJ grant to clean up the police force/5(19).

Trooper to the Southern Cross by Angela Thirkell was first published in but my copy is a Virago reprint. I can’t imagine why they chose the cover image for it which is apparently called Self Portrait by George W. Lambert. It belongs to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, but other than that being in Australia it is a poor choice for this.