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As it seemed to me

John Cole

As it seemed to me

political memoirs

by John Cole

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Cole, John.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]) and index.

      StatementJohn Cole.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA589.7 .C65 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 454 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages454
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL924285M
      ISBN 100297815296
      LC Control Number95222974
      OCLC/WorldCa32482970

      His house had never seemed so enormous to me as it did that night when we hunted through the great rooms for cigarettes. We pushed aside curtains that were like pavilions, and felt over. it seemed to me standing there to resemble those men, the giants of your childhood, whom you encounter years later and find that they are not merely smaller in relation to your growth, but that they are absolutely smaller, shrunken by age. In this double demotion the old giants have become pigmies while you were looking the other way.

      It all seemed like a horrible nightmare to me, and I expected that I should suddenly awake, and find myself at home, with the dawn struggling in through the windows, as I had now and again felt in the morning after a day of overwork. He was some little time away, and I began to look at some of the books around me. One was an atlas, which I. The telephone book slipped from its nail and splashed to the floor, whereupon Jordan whispered, “Excuse me.”— but this time no one laughed. (chapter 7) 2) His house had never seemed so.

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Towards the end of the book he bemoan In his balanced, insightful way, Cole describes an era that is pre, pre-9/11, pre-austerity and pre-social media. Harold Wilson is still a recent Prime Minister, and the greatest economic challenge facing the Britain in 'As It Seemed To Me' is how to create growth without inflation/5.

I took this book on holiday as a last measure you know, the book that you will try to read after you've read everything else. My initial judgement did it serious disservice.

Cole manages to combine a panoramic view of British party politics with his own acerbic, unbiased and lucid As it seemed to me book on the situation 'as it seemed to me'.5/5(2). Cole's book gave me a political context to understand why all of this was happening.

This represents only a small part of the book. Read it for yourself, and make sense of what was going on at the time. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United by: 7. Buy As It Seemed To Me: Political Memoirs New edition by Cole, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). John Cole has books on Goodreads with ratings. John Cole’s most popular book is As It Seemed To Me: Political Memoirs.

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About the Author. Joyce Brand is retired and living in Ludlow, a town she has known and visited since she was a child. Her interests are enjoying life with her friends, being an annoying campaigner on behalf of the NHS, taking an interest in local and national politics and relishing having the time for reading, playing Scrabble and generally indulging herself.

As it seemed to me: Political memoirs by Cole, John. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Hardcover. Good. First edition copy. Un-clipped dust jacket.

Book is in good condition. Page discolouration present. Slight creasing present. Fingermarks present. Cover has some wear. More Books. More by this Author. The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached.

When it came, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the very air through which this Spirit moved it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery. It was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form, and left nothing of it visible save.

It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading to the drive, and for a while I could not enter, for the way was barred to me. There was a padlock and chain upon the gate. There was a padlock and. As it Seemed to Me: Political Memoirs by John Cole starting at $ As it Seemed to Me: Political Memoirs has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

It seemed a whole century would pass before I would roll free, a century in which I was seared through the deepest levels of my body to the fearful breath within me and the breath seared and. It seemed to me obviously superior to any novel by Fox's contemporaries John Updike, Philip Roth and Saul Bellow.

It seemed inarguably great. And because I'd recognized my own troubled marriage in the Bentwoods', and because the novel had appeared to suggest that the fear of pain is more destructive than pain itself, and because I wanted very.

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John Bolton’s book, The Room Where It Happened, shows his foreign policy views are worse than President Donald Trump’s. “Few seemed to realize it, care about it, or have any interest in. Ask me anything Archive My features had not changed, but it seemed to me as though some of his wisdom had marked my expression, a little of his compassion could be traced in the set of my mouth, and hints of his patience were evident on my brow.

everything on the reservation grew quiet and hushed, it seemed increasingly important to me that each one of these invaders be removed down to the very tip of the root, where all the vital growth was concentrated. And it seemed important as well that I do a meticulous job, as opposed to so many of my shoddily completed chores.

For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay on you no greater burden than these necessary things; it. John Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

1 Corinthians“The magistrates are God-fearing gentlemen, but merciful overmuch,—that is a truth,” added a third autumnal matron. “At the very least, they should have put the brand of a hot iron on Hester Prynne’s forehead.

Madam Hester would have winced at that, I warrant me. But she,—the naughty. It seemed to me that it had always felt like this to be a human in the wild, and as long as the wild existed it would always feel this way.” 16 / 30 via. More Books.

The untaught peasant beheld the elements around him and was acquainted with their practical uses. The most learned philosopher knew little more. He had partially unveiled the face of Nature, but her immortal lineaments were still a wonder and a mystery. It seemed to me as if nothing would or could ever be known.

All that had so.Weidenfeld & Nicolson, A new, unread hardback with dustjacket. First edition; first printing. Signed by the Author in black ink on the title page.

pages; index; b/w photos; 16 x 24cm. In selecting Mr. Ishiguro, the Swedish Academy, which has been criticized in the past for using the prize to make a political statement, seemed to focus on pure literary merit.