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"Antigua, penny, puce."

Robert Graves

"Antigua, penny, puce."

by Robert Graves

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Published by Penguin Books in West Drayton, Eng .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPenguin books -- 605
The Physical Object
Pagination314, [6] p. ([6] p. at end advertisements)
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19340711M

Antigua, Penny, Puce. Leonard Merrick. The Position of Peggy Harper. Rhoda Broughton. The Wolf’s Progress. W.B. Maxwell. The Case of Bevan Yorke. At least one illustrated jacket was created (for James’ The Wings of the Dove). Most jackets are, however, common to the series such as this printing of Morrison’s The Hole in the Wall. This novel therefore shares a characteristic that McCormick has also identified in Graves's Antigua, Penny, Puce: 'Ultimately, Graves aetheticises history, politics and gender. there is a sportive element at work in his fiction which resists a permanent anchor.' The novel was republished in as part of the 'Millennium Graves' edition. More recently, Penguin Classics have published another edition of .

  Antigua, Penny, Puce is a tale of sibling rivalry in which Jane and Oliver fight for posession of a never-issued one-penny stamp from Antigua. They Hanged my Saintly Billy tells of Dr William Palmer, a notorious surgeon, racehorse owner and confessed. Robert Graves was born on J in Wimbledon. His father, Alfred Perceval Graves was a minor Irish poet and a Gaelic scholar. His mother was Amalie von Ranke and she was closely related to Leopold von Ranke; one of the founder fathers of the recent and modern historical studies.

  • Antigua, Penny, Puce, by Robert Graves A comic novel of sibling rivalry over a rare stamp referred to in the title. Now back in print, packaged with Graves’ novel based on the trial of Doctor William Harper, They Hanged My Saintly Billy, thanks to Carcanet Press. Antigua, Penny, Puce by Robert Graves Graves served as a Captain in the Great War and is probably best known for his autobiographical 'Goodbye to all That' which is how I was introduced to his writing and for 'I, Claudius', an historical novel which has been televised.


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Deyá, Majorca: Seizin Press, First edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], ; original cloth in white pictorial second state dust jacket, cancelled front flap with "7/6 net"; jacket edges rather worn with some tears and shallow loss at spine head; interior fine.

With all puce. book correct first issues points as listed by Higginson A   Antigua, Penny, Puce by Robert Graves ~ This edition: Penguin, Paperback. pages. My rating: / Parts of this one - many parts. - were decidedly "10" in quality. I rated it lower only because the author ran a few sections just a bit harder than they could take; I.

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The only other thing I will add is that, as an Australian I am always very interested to see how Australians are portrayed in novels, and this book had some interesting character assessments and other references to what Australian people are : Little Raven.

The Antigua, Penny, Puce is the rarest and most beautiful stamp in the world. That was how the auctioneer announced it, and from that moment the feud began in earnest, for as children they had agreed to share Oliver's schoolboy stamp collection, and Jane now wanted her rightful share/5(3).

Antigua, Penny, Puce (), a barbed tale of sibling rivalry, gave its title to a never-issued one penny puce-and-white stamp from Antigua with George VI's portrait on it and three puce pigs eating at a puce Author: Robert Graves, Ian McCormick.

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No Dust Jacket. Published bySeizin Press, London - First Published - Reprinted Quantity. 1 available Add to Cart. The Antigua, Penny, Puce is the rarest and most beautiful stamp in the world.

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The Antigua, Penny, Puce is the rarest and most beautiful stamp in the world. That was how the auctioneer announced it, and from that moment the feud began in earnest, for as children they had agreed to share Oliver's schoolboy stamp collection, and Jane now wanted her rightful share.4/5(2).

Antigua, Penny, Puce. Graves, Robert; London [and Majorca]: The Seizin Press and Constable & Company Ltd ; Higginson & Williams A46a. £ Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Graves, Robert, Antigua, penny, puce.

West Drayton, Middlesex: Penguin Books, []. Antigua, Penny, Puce by Graves, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Antigua, Penny, Puce was the most successful – by far – of the Seizin Press books.

An American edition followed in March Since that time, though, it has been far overshadowed by I, Claudius and Claudius the God. But Antigua, Penny, Puce has been in print, selling steadily, with editions in, and from Penguin.

In Additional Physical Format: Online version: Graves, Robert, "Antigua, penny, puce". Bath: Cedric Chivers,(OCoLC) Material Type. This article, from a website dedicated to his work, details the research and process of writing Antigua, Penny, Puce.

Absolutely fascinating! As well as being a well researched author, Graves has a strong sense of humour and a very readable, deeply satirical way with words.Antigua, Penny, Puce (), a barbed tale of sibling rivalry, gave its title to a never-issued one penny puce-and-white stamp from Antigua with George VI's portrait on it and three puce pigs eating at a puce trough.

Jane and Oliver are the siblings who fight for possession of the stamp. Philip Larkin praisede it as 'unique among novels' for 'its variety of original invention, not to mention.

(I also read Antigua, Penny, Puce, but so long ago that I'll be able to enjoy re-reading it now.) Pattern pictures too. When we were little my mother had a couple of the big Vogue pattern books, and we pored over them and practiced all those model stances, particularly one where the model holds one taken-off glove in her gloved : Clothes In Books.