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Robert Byron

by James Knox

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Foreign countries,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Byron, Robert, 1905-1941.,
    • British -- Foreign countries -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Travel writing -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Historians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Travelers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-478) and index.

      StatementJames Knox.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG463.B993 K58 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 493 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3353927M
      ISBN 100719548411
      LC Control Number2004381062

      Among the Shadows is the first book in the Detective John Byron thriller series. The book features second-generation police officer, Detective Sergeant John Byron. It’s set in Portland, Maine, where the sweltering temperatures of summer have gone down, and the residents are looking forward to a return in normalcy as the tourists leave. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Station: Travels to the Holy Mountain of Greece by Robert Byron Byron at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

      The Road to Oxiana. Reissue. Robert Byron Preface by Rory Stewart and Introduction by Paul Fussell. In , the delightfully eccentric travel writer Robert Byron set out on a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad and Teheran to Oxiana, near the . "Transport Phenomena" has been revised to include deeper and more extensive coverage of heat transfer, enlarged discussion of dimensional analysis, a new chapter on flow of polymers, systematic discussions of convective momentum, and energy. Topics also include mass transport, momentum transport and energy transport, which are presented at three different scales: molecular, microscopic 4/5(8).   Robert Byron () was born in , and educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford. He died during the Second World War, when the ship he was serving on was torpedoed by a U-Boat off Cape Wrath. Byron's The Road to Oxiana is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing/5(K).

      Often grouped, according to one of Byron's biographers, neé James Knox, with "The Bright Young Things" of s England-a descript that included Evelyn Waugh and Patrick Lee Fermor-Robert Byron is best known for his classic book "The Road to Oxiana.".   The book has been reprinted several times with introductions by various scholars and travel writers: David Talbot Rice, London, ; Bruce Chatwin, London, ; Paul Fussell, ; Geoffrey Moorhouse, London, Idem, Letters Home (Selection of Robert Byron’s Correspondence), ed. Lucy Butler, London, Book Description. One of the most dazzling figures of the ’s and 30’s - travel writer, prophet and wit - brought vividly to life for the first time in a brilliant biography. Robert Byron, who died young in the war, was the foremost travel writer of his age, acclaimed espcilly for The Road to Oxiana.


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By now, his feats and adventures are familiar to most readers: taking part in a cavalry charge, falling in love with a Romanian princess and living on her Moldavian estate, leading one of the most daring operations of World War II (abducting a.Robert Ebook English travel writer, art critic, and historian.

A journalist for London's Daily Express, Byron is largely remembered for his travel narratives, including The Road to.