Lionel Davidson was a three-times winner of the Gold Dagger Award (for The Night of Wenceslas, A Long Way to Shilo and The Chelsea Murders). His thrillers and adventure novels have won him enormous international acclaim. He also wrote children's books under the name of David Line.
Lionel Davidson was a three-times winner of the Gold Dagger Award (for The Night of Wenceslas, A Long Way to Shilo and The Chelsea Murders). Books by Lionel Davidson.
My first book The Night of Wenceslas (Gollancz, 13s. 6. was awaiting publication. I had been shown the various niggles of the manuscript readers.
My name is Lionel Davidson. It seems necessary to establish all this with crystal clarity because what follows is, as one of the manuscript readers has written, . bit on the weird side’. My first book The Night of Wenceslas (Gollancz, 13s.
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Lionel Davidson FRSL (31 March 1922 – 21 October 2009) was an English novelist who wrote spy thrillers. Lionel Davidson was born in 1922 in Hull in Yorkshire, one of nine children of an immigrant Jewish tailor. He left school early and worked in the London offices of The Spectator magazine as an office boy. Later, he joined the Keystone Press Agency. During the Second World War, he served with the Submarine Service of the Royal Navy.
In Rose of Tibet Davidson adds a native teenage sidekick who has previously explored some of the route he needs to take . The Rose of Tibet is a classic adventure book and thoroughly up to Lionel Davidson's high standards
In Rose of Tibet Davidson adds a native teenage sidekick who has previously explored some of the route he needs to take across the mountains, and who gets our man out of numerous scrapes. The final denouement does not arrive, concerning the protagonist, in that he disappears, but the treasure he brought out in his final escape, while mostly unconscious on various travelling gurneys, is the subject of a reasonable conclusion. The Rose of Tibet is a classic adventure book and thoroughly up to Lionel Davidson's high standards. This was one of his first and it remains as charming and unique as when I first read it about 25 years ago.
I opened my eyes n minutes to seven. There was an awful numbness at the back of my neck and my head seemed to have been crammed forward over my eyes. I lay quietly for a while puzzling why this should be and trying to think where the hell I was, and suddenly remembered and sat up in a panic. I was going home today. I was due at the airport at ten. Three hours. I had been lying on her arm.
The Night of Wenceslas. It's a place so secret it doesn't officially exist; once there, the scientists are forbidden to leave. But one scientist is desperate to get a message to the outside world.
Lionel Davidson was born in 1922 in Hull, Yorkshire
Lionel Davidson was born in 1922 in Hull, Yorkshire. He left school early and worked as a reporter before serving in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. His first novel, The Night of Wenceslas, was published in 1960 to great critical acclaim and drew comparisons to Graham Greene and John le Carré. It was followed by The Rose of Tibet (1962), A Long Way to Shiloh (1966), The Chelsea Murders (1978) and Kolymsky Heights (1994).
Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. The Rose of Tibet. The Night of Wenceslas.
THE NIGHT OF WENCESLAS, Lionel Davidson's first novel, concerns Nicolas Whistler-24 years old, debt-ridden and thwarted in his attempts to rise in what was once the family business. But the secrets are, in fact, atomic, and Nicolas lets himself in for more than he bargained.
Author: Lionel Davidson
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
Publisher: Mandarin (1995)
Pages: 35 pages
ePUB size: 1774 kb
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