Martin Boyd, a life
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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Victoria .
Written in English


  • Boyd, Martin, 1893-1972.,
  • Novelists, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementBrenda Niall.
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.B63 Z84 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 268 p., [24] p. of leaves :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2278268M
ISBN 100522842682
LC Control Number89169473

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Martin Boyd was one of the generation whose lives were changed by the futility and barbarism of the Western Front. His writing style was forged out of the despair of his wartime experience and the contrasting civility and urbanity of his life. Boyd was a novelist, memoirist, and poet who spent most of his life after World War One in Europe, primarily Britain. His work drew heavily on his own life and family, with his novels frequently exploring the experiences of the Anglo-Australian upper and middle classes. The biography of Martin Boyd (), the Anglo-Australian novelist and a member of Australia's best-known family of artists. Martin Boyd: A Life. Brenda Niall. Melbourne University Press, - Australia - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Inheritance. Brenda Niall Snippet view - Martin Boyd.

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