Firbank


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Firbank

(ˈfɜːbæŋk)
n
(Biography) (Arthur Annesley) Ronald. 1886–1926, English novelist, whose works include Valmouth (1919), The Flower beneath the Foot (1923), and Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli (1926)
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A pathologist found the glove wedged 'firmly' inside Mrs Collins' larynx following her death at Firbank House in Ashton-under-Lyne in June 2018.
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*** In Kippen, the latest soldiers to return for some home leave were Messrs McLaren, Scottish Rifles, Graham Street; Alex Buchanan, Firbank and R Davidson, A&SH, Cauldhame.
(White is an avowed Francophile, and his recollections of living in Paris are alluring.) He carries from his past a great appreciation for some now-neglected writers such as Henry Green and Ronald Firbank, and he reveres Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Nabokov, whom he never met face-to-face but with whom he shared a literary friendship by phone and letters.
The court heard how police raided his home in Firbank Terrace, Barrhead, on February 23 last year.
A Lawrence Durrell B Anthony Powell C Sir Max Beerbohm D Ronald Firbank 3.
Shaftesbury 'A' beat Firbank 5-1 after Lennon, Bryan, Hodson, Massey and Young all netted while Woodchurch United lost 2-1 against Offerton Green.
" That was the reactionHuddersfield teachers and self-confessed Royalty fans Alison Bray and Bev Firbank as they joined huge crowds outside St Paul's Cathedral in London kick-start the weekend celebrations marking the Queen's 90th birthday.
Attempts to place Ronald Firbank (1886-1926) in the context of the British literary canon have frequently focused on his campy humor and his disjointed, seemingly frivolous style in order to present him as a bridge between a Wildean decadence and modernist experiments in narrative.
As nicely as Firbank House in Forest Drive, Kinver, is presented, it will probably be what is on the outside that persuades people to buy.
The book, written by Esme's first husband Thomas Firbank, was published in 1940 and told of the couple's life at Dyffryn in Capel Curig.