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ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT"S TRUNK

Christina Hardyment

ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT"S TRUNK

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Published by Jonathan Cape London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7414196M
ISBN 100224029894
ISBN 109780224029896
OCLC/WorldCa12453159


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ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT"S TRUNK by Christina Hardyment Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's Trunk is a marvelous handbook for all who have loved the 'Swallows and Amazons' series, and it will reveal much of the reality behind the stories.

It is filled with illustrations, from the books themselves, and from the 'real life settings,' which undoubtedly Ransome was familiar with, and which Cited by: 5. This book, Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's Trunk is a marvelous handbook for all who have loved the 'Swallows and Amazons' series, and it will reveal much of the reality behind the stories.

It is filled with illustrations, from the books themselves, and from the 'real life settings,' which undoubtedly Ransome was familiar with, and which /5(22). This book, Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's Trunk is a marvelous handbook for all who have loved the 'Swallows and Amazons' series, and it will reveal much of the reality behind the stories.

It is filled with illustrations, from the books themselves, and from the 'real life settings,' which undoubtedly Ransome was familiar with, and which /5(25).

Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's Trunk book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Following up clues found amongst the contents /5(5). In all Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk provides not only an essential companion to the Ransome books but also a quest that will make magic of reality for the millions of readers of all ages who may be tempted to follow Christina Hardyment's trail of adventure after her/5(57).

not to be confused ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINTS TRUNK book Christina Hardyment's book Arthur Ransome and Capt Flint's Trunk Captain Flint's trunk is Captain Flint's large sea-chest which figures prominently in the plot of Swallows and Amazons.

The trunk is stolen from the Houseboat and is later discovered on Cormorant Island by Titty and Roger. Captain Flint gives them both pets, Polly and Gibber, in thanks for saving his Life. on Arthur Ransome Wiki, this book is frequently referred to by the abbreviation CFT.

Arthur Ransome and Capt. Flint's Trunk is a book by Christina published init was instrumental in rallying fans of Arthur Ransome into becoming active and organised.

The author's comments on the plight of Mavis, a sailing dinghy believed to be the original of Amazon, prompted many readers. Swallows and Amazons is the first book in the Swallows and Amazons series by English author Arthur Ransome; it was first published on 1 Decemberwith the action taking place in the summer of in the Lake book introduces the main protagonists John, Susan, Titty and Roger Walker (Swallows), their mother Mary, their baby sister (Bridget - nicknamed Vicky), as well as Nancy.

Captain Flint, real name James Turner, is the brother of Molly Blackett and uncle to the Amazons. He is a tall and strong man, tending to stoutness, a bachelor who enjoys adventurous travelling often with the aim of finding his fortune by prospecting for minerals.

As it happens he gains his largest fortune by writing a very successful memoir of his adventures titled Mixed Moss. James and Molly. Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk ( ed.).

Jonathan Cape. Jonathan Cape. the lake of the books is almost exactly Windermere, but. The Swallows and Amazons series is a ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINTS TRUNK book of twelve children's books by English author Arthur Ransome, named after the title of the first book in the twelve books are set in the Interwar period and involve adventures by groups of children, mostly during the school holidays and mostly in England.

The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. Christina Hardyment's "Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk", or in Hugh Brogan's "The Life of Arthur Ransome". Webb did not use the postcard, but the American edition published a year later in apparently did, since Helene Carter's drawing is the same perspective and shows.

History. InChristina Hardyment had written an account of her own investigations into the real-life places and real-life people in Arthur Ransome's stories. As a direct result of this book, Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk, people interested in forming a society dedicated to Arthur Ransome had been leaving their contact details at Abbot Hall, where, following his death in Arthur Ransome and Capt.

Flint's Trunk [Christina Hardyment] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(6). Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk by Hardyment, Christina and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk by Hardyment, Christina - AbeBooks.

Missee Lee is the tenth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, set in s Swallows and Amazons are on a round-the-world trip with Captain Flint aboard the schooner Wild the Wild Cat sinks, they escape in the boats Swallow and Amazon, but are separated in a dinghies eventually end up in the lair of the Three Island pirates.

Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint’s Trunk by Christina Hardyment. My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve probably read all of the Swallows and Amazons books in my time. Although it’s not possible to confirm EXACTLY how many I’ve read, as we didn’t have anything like GoodReads back then.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's trunk at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk by Christina Hardyment,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(57).

I use the word English here deliberately, only three of his fictional works for children are not set in England and two of those (and some argue the third as well as Christina Hardyment does (Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk, 2nd edition, p)) can be considered fantasies – the characters in the books imagine themselves going to the.

Buy Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk by Christina Hardyment from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Walker family take their summer holiday at a farmhouse on the shores of a lake where they borrow a dinghy called Swallow in order to camp on an island.

There they are ambushed by the crew of the Amazon and battle for supremacy. Meanwhile the Amazon’s Uncle Jim, aka Captain Flint, has his houseboat burgled. Captain Flint's trunk from Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" books was left to Leeds University on Arthur Ransome's death.

The contents of the trunk aroused Christina Hardyment's curiosity and she decided to investigate places and things.

Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's trunk. [Christina Hardyment] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Classic account of a voyage in search of Arthur Ransome - an essential companion to the Ransome books.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects. Ransome of course would have enjoyed the fact that the boats and ships that inspired, Swallow, Amazon and Captain Flint's houseboat still exist and in the case of the later, still ply Lake Coniston. Christina Hardyment has written a book that is nothing less than her Odyssey to find the places that inspired Arthur Ransome.

not to be confused with Mixed Moss, the official journal of The Arthur Ransome Society Mixed Moss, by A Rolling Stone is Captain Flint's memoir on which he is working in the early chapters of Swallows and Amazons. His dedication to writing the memoir during holiday time is a sore point with his nieces, the Amazons.

When his trunk is stolen from the Houseboat, Captain Flint deeply regrets the. A delightful wander through the landscape of the Swallows and Amazons books of Arthur Ransome. Christina Hardyment, on foot and by water, alone and with family and friends, seeks out the locations and people that inspired Arthur Ransome as he wrote his classic children's books.4/5(2).

ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT'S TRUNK - Hardyment, Christina. Author: Hardyment, Christina Published by: Jonathan Cape Edition: 1st ISBN: Description: Hardback. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An essential companion to the Ransome books. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photo plates and date: Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's trunk. [Christina Hardyment] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Christina Hardyment - Author and Journalist has written books such as Malory - The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler, a biography of Sir Thomas Malory, and Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk.

She is regarded as an expert in childcare and the history of the home and has written a variety of books on these subjects including babycare, domesticity and the family. The Houseboat is Captain Flint's summer residence on the Lake. A retired steamer, a little passenger launch, carrying visitors to and fro on the lake (WH13), she has blue sides, a large cabin with separate galley, foredeck and after-deck, a rope ladder and a permanent mooring chain and buoy.

She is moored in Houseboat Bay. There are rumours of valuables in the houseboat. Mr Jackson says they. An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's trunk by Christina Hardyment. Publication date Topics Ransome, Arthur, -- Publisher CapePages: Arthur Ransome & Capt Flints Trunk - First Ed.

Swallows and amazons (book) arthur ransome. Brand New with All Tags Attached Arthur Ransome & Capt Flints Excellent price at 12, located in Northfield, Birmingham.

Page (Inspired by another thread)We are on holiday in the Lake District. Lovely cottage. DH is working away. DC's have seen a lovely island and want to go. Indeed, he himself must have been familiar with the main railway routes which are mentioned in the books.

In the analysis that follows, the chronology for the books as suggested by Christina Hardyment in ARCFT, [Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk], and in the reconstruction of Commander Walker's naval career, has been used.

Arthur Ransome - Missee Lee Re-reading Missee Lee after a break of perhaps 30 years, I am struck by how very different it is from the other books in Ransomes' children's novels.

This is not simply because it is not a "real" story, in the sense that it is the imaginations of the Swallows and Amazons, rather than an account of their adventures. Arthur Ransome - English author, Arthur Ransome Arthur Ransome’s childhood summer holidays in northern England’s Lake District led him, much later in his life, to write Swallows and Amazons (), the first of his popular series, “Swallows and Amazons,” of twelve books for children.

His success was due at least in part to his vivid recollec­tion of the ingredients of. Winter Holiday by Arthur Ransome – 20 Books of Summer Posted on 6 August by Katrina Winter Holiday by Arthur Ransome was first published way back in but my copy dates from when according to the inscription ‘Dear Phil’ was given it by his Nannie for his 11th birthday.

Buy Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint's Trunk | Christina Hardyment | Frances Lincoln | Browse our extensive Arthur Ransome bookshop | Hardbacks | Paperbacks | Audiobooks | More. Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series has stood the test of time.

Ransome is not only a great storyteller, writing from first-hand experience, but each story celebrates eternally valuable qualities of practical knowledge, independence, and initiative.

The twelve books are for children or grownups--anyone captivated by a world of sailing, adventure, and imagination.4/5(39). Captain Flint unlocked it, threw back the clasps, and lifted the lid. Inside was a typewriter in a black case, a lot of canvas-bound diaries, and a huge bundle of typewritten paper.

“That’s all right,” said Captain Flint, fingering the bundle as if he loved it. Arthur Ransome: Captain Flint or "Black Jake"? There are some stories that go against the cultural grain so deeply that we refuse to believe them.

Arthur Ransome.Arthur Ransome. Arthur Ransome () was the author of more than thirty books for children. Born in Leeds inhe enjoyed active, outdoor holidays, many of which became the settings for his children's stories.

Swallows and Amazons, the first of the series of the same name, is regarded as a timeless classic of children's literature.