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                        The Time Before This (English Edition)
                    
                
            The success of The Time Before This lies in the tension of its telling and one cannot but admire the way Mr Monsarrat has adapted the form to his argument, and his argument to the form Sunday Times The success of The Time Before This lies in the tension of its telling and one cannot but admire the way Mr Monsarrat has adapted the form to his argument, and his argument to the form Sunday Times The success of The Time Before This lies in the tension of its telling and one cannot but admire the way Mr Monsarrat has adapted the form to his argument, and his argument to the form In his wry and timely novel Monsarrat unfolds a tremendous theme with gripping excitement Daily Express Monsarrat has written an ambitious, prophetic, grave and very alarming book It is not, I think, sheer chance that it reminds me again and again, of John Buchan s last and greatest novel, and for me to compare Monsarrat s book with that is, I swear, a very real compliment Books of the Month Now comes a modern parable from the master craftsman which largely matches the anticipation initially aroused, yet leaves the reader much to ponder at the end The Scotsman A moral tale that delivers a tremendous emotional punch There is not a wasted word in it Instead there is a terrible urgency The success of The Time Before This lies in the tension of its telling and one cannot but admire the way Mr Monsarrat has adapted the form to his argument, and his argument to the form , Sunday Times Sunday Times In his wry and timely novel Monsarrat unfolds a tremendous theme with gripping excitement , Daily Express Daily Express Monsarrat has written an ambitious, prophetic, grave and very alarming book It is not, I think, sheer chance that it reminds me again and again, of John Buchan s last and greatest novel, and for me to compare Monsarrat s book with that is, I swear, a very real compliment , Books of the Month Books of the MonthOn the icy slopes of the great ice mountain of Bylot Island, set against the metallic blue of the Canadian Arctic sky, Shepherd has a vision of the world as it used to be, before the human race was weakened by stupidity and greed Peter Benton, the young journalist to whom Shepherd tells his story, is dramatically snapped out of his cozy cynicism and indolent denial of responsibility, to face a dreadful reality He discovers that he can no longer take a back seat in the rapid self destruction of the world, and is forced to make a momentous decision.


5 thoughts on “ The Time Before This (English Edition)

  1. Robin Landry Robin Landry says:

    I can t think of when I ve enjoyed the way a writer writes than reading Monserrat s novel, The Time Before The story was fascinating, though as one reviewer stated, it ended just when


  2. Suzanne Bredlau Turgeon Suzanne Bredlau Turgeon says:

    Rarely do I read a piece of fiction twice This is an exceptional exception Years ago, I gave away the first copy to a friend because I knew this haunting tale by a modern literary master woul


  3. Grace Hawkins Grace Hawkins says:

    The story of this short novel has stayed with me over the years a haunting novel, and an excellent read


  4. mary e miklave mary e miklave says:

    I consider this book to be one of the ALL TIME GREATS I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR IT FOR YEARS I read it when it was first published, but lent it to someone and it was never returned I would deem it an allog


  5. Charlie Green Charlie Green says:

    This story was recommended from a blog I formerly respected It is a sorta sci fi story But it ended when I thought the story should have been beginning This would have made a great first chapter or two of a large


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