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John Mulgan

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • New Zealand


  • Mulgan, John, 1911-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • New Zealand -- In literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 145-148.

Statementby P. W. Day.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series, #58. New Zealand.
LC ClassificationsPR6025.U646 Z6, PR9639.3.M78 Z6
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5609660M
LC Control Number68017225

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Mulgan is most well-known for his book, Man Alone, set during the Great Depression and detailing the story of a loner who is determined to live by his own means. It is considered to be a. This is a classic Kiwi novel which I highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a good adventure. It follows an ex-soldier from England who turns up in Auckland, NZ, a survivor from the trenches of WWI. We follow him as he makes his way through the wild and unforgiving country that has yet to be tamed by modernity or western s: 1. This last book, James McNeish’s Dance of the Peacocks, is the least satisfying of the four. It is in some respects a collective biography of James Bertram, John Mulgan, Ian Milner, Geoffrey Cox and Dan Davin, but it also fans out to discuss others (all men, typically left-leaning) who left New Zealand for Oxford and London in the s and. Mulgan was a glamorous fgure: handsome, gifted and good at anything he attempted. His last years were spent fghting in the Allied cause in Egypt and Greece, where he distinguished himself. But there were darker threads, too, which culminated in his decision to take his own life in Cairo, just after the end of the war and aged only thirty three.

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