Living with Eagles: Marcus Morris, Priest and Publisher
311pp; yellow pictorial d/j. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice inventario libreria 042078
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'... for those nostalgic for Dan Dare, this is an interesting read, but ... also ... a history of UK magazine publishing in the second half of the 20th century ...' --Interzone
'... detailed, interesting and highly readable ... a fascinating insight into the heady world of lifestyle magazine publishing ... To anyone who grew up with Eagle, this book is indispensable. To the rest of us, it is a fascinating account of the life of a remarkable man ...' -- SFX Magazine
'... celebrates one of the most exciting post-war publishing ventures and its creator editor ...'--Mary Loudon, in The Times
'Marcus Morris well deserves a biography ... The authors present his strong taste for the physical pleasures of life without censure or embarrassment, which is to their credit ... This biography has all the merits and flaws of a close-up view of its subject. Sally Morris and Jan Hallwood are devoted chroniclers ... but this will do very well.' Philip Pullman, in The Times Educational Supplement
'... a formidable and fascinating life story ... this book tells it all ... this is a truly remarkable book, about a truly remarkable man.' --Best of British
'As an account of what it was like to live through the launch of Eagle ... it's invaluable, and the numerous anecdotes culled from survivors of those years are quite gripping; comics historians and archivists will find it absolutely indispensable, and most people with even a slight knowledge of the period will find something of interest.' --Comics Forum
'Marcus Morris deserved a biography. The story of the parish priest who became a magazine mogul (but still remained in holy orders) is one of the weirdest chansons de geste in twentieth-century journalism. ... you feel sure the authors cannot have censored much. ... as a whole, the book is extremely well researched, very open, very fair and capably written.' --The Spectator
'... clearly and sensibly written ... for anyone who feels that his early life was formed by the Eagle and its moral message, it will prove a well of information about the stories, the ideas behind them, those who conceived them and the writers and illustrators who put them on the page.' --Contemporary Review
'... long overdue ... Sally and Jan have done a grand job in putting together so much of the background to Marcus' life and career ... The book is an eve-opener and was hard to put down.' --Eagle Times
'a book of accurate memories' --Oxford Times
'well described in this generously illustrated book.'--Books for Keeps
'Morris comes across as a fascinating character. This is a remarkably frank portrayal of a remarkable man.' --Foundation
'... pulls few punches. It portrays the man 'warts and all.' ... all sides of the story are presented here. The book is a must if you are interested in the subject.' --Peter Leeming, in The European Christian Bookstore Journal
'Living With Eagles is all that I hoped it would be. ... three hundred fact-packed pages ... this is a book that I will not only read from cover to cover but one to which I will return again and again. Another joy ... is the section of colour illustrations ... a fascinating and informative book that should be on the bookshelf of everyone who has more than a passing interest in Eagle or the British comic scene of the 1950s. It is also an excellent biographical study.' --Norman Wright, in Collectors Digest
'... clearly and sensibly written ... for anyone who feels that his early life was formed by the Eagle and its moral message, it will prove a well of information about the stories, the ideas behind them, those who conceived them and the writers and illustrators who put them on the page.' --George Wedd, in Contemporary Review
'This biography has been written by two of Morris's daughters, Sally Morris and Jan Hallwood, who seem to have researched their theme very thoroughly and lovingly.' --Monica Furlong, in The Times Literary Supplement, September 25, 1998
Titolo: Living with Eagles: Marcus Morris, Priest ...
Casa editrice: Lutterworth Press, Cambridge
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Legatura: Hard Cover
Condizione libro: Good
Condizione sovraccoperta: Good
autografato: Inscribed By Authors
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