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Party going

Henry Green

Party going

a novel.

by Henry Green

  • 147 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Hogarth Press in [London] .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G8235 Par3, PR6013.R416 Par3
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6075696M
LC Control Number50019523
OCLC/WorldCa364889

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Party going book 'Party Going' is a relatively early example of a plotless novel. Not quite stream of consciousness it gets reasonably close to it and covers the state(s) of mind of a party of upper class London socialites about to embark on a train journey to the South of France but stuck at a train station due to fog/5(8).

Party Going is a piece of human comedy but it isnt without its tragic overtones and a fine dose of absurdity. The departure of a train was delayed due to the soupy fog so the story is a scrupulous description, full of subtle psychological observations, of the process of waiting/5.

'Party Going' is a relatively early example of Party going book plotless novel. Not quite stream of consciousness it gets reasonably close to it and covers the state(s) of mind of a party of upper class London socialites about to embark on a train journey to the South of /5(8).

About Party Going. A modernist “masterpiece” (The New York Times) that will appeal to fans of Downton Abbey and The Great GatsbyParty Going, published inis Henry Green’s darkly comic valediction to what W.

Auden famously described as the “low dishonest decade” of the is sunk in an impenetrable fog. Traffic has come to a halt.

PARTY GOING moves the reader from scene to scene, through a series of conversations within a London train station and the adjoining hotel.

Green has creates a layered narrative, which annoyingly, put this reader to the effort of tracking and linking the various ongoing by: 5. A note on the Party going book. Party Going, Henry Green’s second novel, followed his acclaimed modernist debut, Living, and marked the high point of his literary career.

Party Going was published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf’s imprint, the Hogarth Press, injust before the outbreak of war. Party Going is a novel by British writer Henry Green (real name Henry Vincent Yorke).

It tells the story of a group of wealthy people travelling by train to a house party. Due to a fog, however, the train is much delayed and the group takes rooms in the adjacent large Party going book hotel. All the action of the story takes place in the : Henry Green.

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Party Going is an assemblage of moments, and of different kinds of awareness of the world, and even of writing. Party Party going book isn’t a novel in the usual sense of the term. It. Party-Going is a tremendous short novel, written in "real-time," it seems, the events of the novel unfolding during the two or three hours of a massive train Party going book caused by London fog.

(The time is the s.)/5. Title: Party Going Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X 5 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X 5 X in Published: Party going book 4, Publisher: New York Review Books Language: English. All three of these novels are terrific, but I think PARTY GOING is really Green's masterpiece.

It's one of the funniest accounts of the Bright Young Things ever written, but it veers beyond Waugh to Party going book much more serious things about class, Party going book, social maneuvering, and abovve all compassion--Miss Fellowes' determination to take care of the dead pigeon, while 5/5(5).

‘Party Going’ is, if we are to believe what we are told by many senior literary figures, a masterpiece, and Henry Green is a genius. Sebastian Faulks, in his introduction to this Vintage Clasics edition, cites Green as a personal inspiration; W.H. Auden called him “the finest living English novelist”; Emma Tennant in the Independent called Green “a writer of undoubted.

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London: Hogarth Press, Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. First edition of Party Going, "Green's masterpiece" (New York Times Book Review), published by Virginia and Leonard Woolf's famed Hogarth Press, in original dust jacket by modernist artist John Banting, a splendid copy.

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LIVING is not as strong as the other two books, but PARTY GOING, while not the masterpiece that LOVING is, is nonetheless a very, very fine book indeed.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Dave Shickle. out of 5 stars Please read this book. Reviewed in Canada on Ma /5(20). Get this from a library.

Party going. [Henry Green; Amit Chaudhuri] -- Henry Green's darkly comic valediction to what W.H. Auden famously described as the "low dishonest decade" of the s. London is sunk in an impenetrable fog. Traffic has come to a halt. Stranded in. This volume brings together three of Henry Green's intensely original novels - 'Loving' contrasts the lives of servants and masters in an Irish castle during World War II; 'Living' those of workers and owners in a Birmingham iron foundry; 'Party going' presents a party of wealthy travelers stranded by fog in a London railway hotel while throngs of workers await trains in the station /5(7).

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Description of the book "Loving; Living; Party Going": Henry Green explored class distinctions through the medium of love. This volume brings together three of his novels contrasting the lives of servants and masters (Loving)- workers and owners, set in a Birmingham iron foundry (Living)- and the different lives of the wealthy and the ordinary, (Party Going).

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Green. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages: Abstract: "A group of rich, spoiled and idle young people heading off on a winter holiday are stranded at a railway station when their train is delayed by thick, enclosing fog.

Party Going describes their four-hour wait in a. Get this from a library. Party going: a novel. [Henry Green] -- A group of wealthy friends on their way to a house party in France must stop at a hotel when their train is delayed by fog.

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PARTY GOING describes their four-hour wait in a London railway hotel where they shelter from the grim weather and the throngs of workers on the platform. Henry Green was the pen name of Henry Vincent Yorke (29 October – 13 December ), an English author best remembered for the novels Party Going, Living and Loving.

He published a total of nine novels between and 1 Life and work. Collections. 6 Further reading. 7 External links. Green was born near Tewkesbury. First published in England inthis again has an atmospheric to allegorical imprint, moves deftly if with no definite intention through an overcast of fog when a group of rich silly young people are caught in a London railroad station.

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