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A fine and private place

Peter S. Beagle

A fine and private place

a novel.

by Peter S. Beagle

  • 359 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Frederick Muller .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL17392837M

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Beagle is a well-known author of many fantasy novels, including the classic The Last Unicorn. However, I don’t often hear mention of his debut novel, A Fine and Private Place (), written when he was only 19 years old.4/5.

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Beagle. I was 18 years old. That I can still recall the opening scene so clearly is an indication that this book was a unique experience for me as a reader/5(56). The book ranges across many of Brian Matthews' deepest passions and explores relentlessly some of his most insistent memories through the extraordinary prism of wartime and post-war St Kilda.

A Fine and Private Place This is a sometimes funny, sometimes intensely moving but never sentimental account of a working-class upbringing on the wrong /5(13).

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The author of The Mercy Trap, The Flip Side of Life, and And Then 3/5(1). The end surprised me with the realization that the book wasn’t a return, but a departure.

The book brought the biggest changes yet in eleven year old Flavia’s story. I was left wanting. It thrilled me to finally pick up the story again with “The Grave's a Fine and Private Place.”/5(). Free download or read online A Fine and Private Place pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Peter S.

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I enjoyed "A Fine and Private Place" and read it right through. It takes a talented writer to create a world in an unlikely place. Here we have a vast cemetery, and in the forgotten overgrown area, a man lives in a mausoleum.

For twenty years, he has never left the cemetery/5(32). A Fine and Private Place is a contemporary ‘ghost’ story set in a cemetery, and The Last Unicorn is a lovely fantasy set in an alternate world.

I recommend both of them without reservation.” —Robin Hobb, author of Assassin’s Apprentice and Assassin’s Fate "I can't think of a better book to buy for someone you love this holiday. Preview of A Fine and Private Place Summary: Beagle is more interested in exploring the difference between life and death in terms of how an individual person creates and maintains an identity than in any wider social issues.

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I had been frothing at the mouth about it since it was first announced, and it just got worse as photos and trailers appeared and phrases like “gothic romance” and “ghosts” and. The grave’s a fine and private place, But none, I think, do there embrace. Now therefore, while the youthful hue.

Sits on thy skin like morning dew, And while thy willing soul transpires. At every pore with instant fires, Now let us sport us while we may, And now, like amorous birds of prey. Get this from a library. A fine and private place. [Peter S Beagle] -- Michael Morgan was not ready to die, but his funeral was carried out just the same.

Trapped in the dark limbo between life and death as a ghost, he searches for an escape. Instead, he discovers the. A fine and private place by Peter S. Beagle, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Brant Gibbard.

Octo | History. An edition of A fine and private place () A fine and private place a novel. by Peter S. Beagle. Title: A Fine and Private Place Author: Peter S.

Beagle Genre: Speculative Fiction (Magic Realism) / Romance Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication date: This edition, (First published in ) Paperback: pages For nineteen years, Jonathan Rebeck has hidden from the world within the confines of the Bronx’s Yorkchester Cemetery, making an abandoned mausoleum his.

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Fine and Private Place. by CALLAGHAN, Morley. NY: Mason/Charter. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Hardcover. First printing. Light foxing on top edge, else about fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

Get this from a library. A fine and private place ; The last unicorn. [Peter S Beagle] -- A Fine and Private Place centers on the insular world of Jonathan Rebeck, who, following the failure of his business, rejected his place in society in order to live for twenty years within the quiet.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Fine and Private Place; A man who can communicate with ghosts hides out in a cemetery for 19 years, and helps one of the departed solve the mystery of his own death. Nineteen years ago Jonathan. Praise for The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place I loved the book.

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HEBSON, Ann. A FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE. NY: The Macmillan Company, 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket; pages.

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By Alan Bradley. Delacorte Press,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (1/29/) Paperback (8/28/) Library Binding, Large. Praise for The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place “Flavia [is] irrepressible, precocious and indefatigable A whole new chapter of Flavia’s life opens as she approaches adolescence.

Will she become the Madame Curie of crime?”—Bookreporter “Outstanding. A Fine and Private Place is a fantasy novel by Peter S. Beagle, first published in Jonathan Rebeck lives secretly in a large cemetery which he hasn't set foot out of in years, kept company by a talking raven that brings him food and by such .Click to read more about The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley.

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She is now 12 and vacationing with her family in another small, murderous English village. Floating along the river in a boat with her two sisters and faithful servant Dogger, Flavia finds.