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Old filth

by Jane Gardam

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Abacus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal stories,
  • English fiction,
  • Reminiscing,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2004.

    StatementJane Gardam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6057.A623 O43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 pages ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26338223M
    ISBN 10034911840X
    ISBN 109780349118406
    OCLC/WorldCa61440712

      by Jane Gardam ‧ RELEASE DATE: J The marvelously versatile Gardam (Faith Fox, , etc.) dips into British imperial history for her extraordinary portrait .   In any case, we agree that The Man in the Wooden Hat, the novel in question, published this month in paperback, hardly counts as a sequel to Old Filth, her highly acclaimed .

      Old Filth was followed by The Man in the Woman Hat in and Last Friends in , all part of the Old Filth cycle. I am reminded of Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead novels, . "Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters" (The New York Times Book Review). Sir Edward Feathers has had a brilliant career, from his early days as a lawyer /5(65).

      Book One in Jane Gardam's Old Filth TrilogySir Edward Feathers has had a brilliant career, from his early days as a lawyer in Southeast Asia, where he earned the . First in the Old Filth trilogy. A New York Times Notable Book. "Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters" (The New York Times Book Review). Sir Edward 3/5(1).


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Jane Gardam wrote an incredibly subtle book about the Raj orphan Edward Feathers, a.k.a. Old Filth. The story has interesting locations and people. His father was a district head in Malaysia /5. First in the Old Filth trilogy.

A New York Times Notable Book. “Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters” (The New York Times Book Review).Sir Edward Feathers /5(). Old Filth by Jane Gardam pp, Chatto & Windus, £ Once a Raj orphan, always a Raj orphan.

In Jane Gardam's superb new novel, Sir Edward Feathers, an Author: Stevie Davies. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Gardam, Jane. Old Filth. Abacus, Print. Old Filth begins with a short ‘scene,’ in which four Benchers discuss an. First in the Old Filth trilogy.

A New York Times Notable Book. “Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters” (The New York Times Book Review).Sir /5(69). Old Filth reads these letters but does not evidently register what they say.

When, in one of the novel’s many unexpected twists, Veneering moves into a neighboring house, the. Old Filth, a historical novel by Jane Mary Gardam, OBE, is the first in a trilogy. Published in to much critical acclaim, the book centers on an elderly man looking back on his life and trying.

'Old Filth' is the first book of Jane Gardam's trilogy about a retired, successful man who is dealing with his difficult past. These questions may be used for classroom discussions about this novel. The information about Old Filth shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile.

This is the story of a distinguished lawyer and judge told back and forth thru time. Old Filth--'failed in London, try Hong Kong', is a Raj Orphan. Dark but in a dry, British, 'stiff upper lip' sort of.

Jane Gardam's beloved Old Filfth Trilogy--her masterpiece, Old Filfth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, and Last Friends--are here presented in a box set perfect for holiday gift /5. Old Filth is the story of Sir Edward Feathers, a successful lawyer and then judge, now retired.

The novel moves back and forth in time, revisiting his childhood and formative years as well as. The book actually begins with a retired Old Filth cast adrift by the sudden death of Betty, his wife, in Dorset.

They never had children. Impetuously, he decides to connect with /5(). Sir Edward Feathers, QC, began his existence late in life in Jane Gardam’s novel Old Filth, first published in this country in The title comes from Feathers’s sobriquet, an Author: Katherine A.

Powers. Old Filth (Book): Gardam, Jane: First in the Old Filth trilogy. A New York Times Notable Book. Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters (The. Old Filth. by Jane Gardam (Europa; $) J Save this story for later.

Save this story for later. This mordantly funny novel examines the life of Sir Edward Feathers, a. First in the Old Filth trilogy. A New York Times Notable Book. “Old Filth belongs in the Dickensian pantheon of memorable characters” (The New York Times Book Review).Sir Edward Feathers.

Old Filth Overview. Jane Gardam's Old Filth is the story of Sir Edward Feathers, his long and eventful life and his continual search for Home. It is in part historical fiction, covering some of. Filth in fact was no great maker of jokes, was not at all modest about his work and seldom, except in great extremity, went in for whims.

He was loved, however, admired, laughed at kindly and. Southfield Public Library Old Filth by Jane Gardam Discussion questions used at SPL August 1. Edward Feathers almost seems a stereotype but are there truths in such File Size: KB.

This is the third book in the Old Filth trilogy (Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, Last Friends).Last Friends depicts the marriage of Edward Feathers and Betty as seen through the.

Jane Gardam’s Old Filth. In preparing for a booktalk that a colleague and I will be giving next week at a local women’s group, I reread Jane Gardam’s Old Filth. Jane Gardam is .book review: old filth Edward Feathers, known as Old Filth (it is said that he invented the term F-ail I-n L-ondon, T-ry, H-ong K-ong), or Dear Old Filth in his dotage, is the epitome of the British .