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READ The Street Philosopher î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB õ [Reading] ➯ The Street Philosopher ➷ Matthew Plampin – Connecfloor.co.uk Ambitious young journalist Thomas Kitson arrives at the battlefields of the Crimea as the London Courier’s man on the ground It is a dangerous place full of the worst horrorsRious The Street PDF or circumstance Desperate for forget the atrocities of the Crimea he takes a job as a ‘street philosopher’ a society writer reporting on the gossip of the day But on the eve of the great Art Treasures Exhibition as Manchester prepares to welcome ueen Victoria Thomas’s past returns to haunt him in the most horrifying way..

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Ea as the London Courier’s man on the ground It is a dangerous place full of the worst horrors of war but Kitson is determined to make his mark Under the tutelage of his hard bitten Irish boss Cracknell and assisted by artist Robert Styles he sets about exposing the incompetence of the army generalsTwo years later as Sebastopol burns Thomas returns to England under myste.

READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB Matthew Plampin was born in and grew up in Essex He read English and History of Art at the University of Birmingham and then completed a PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art London He now lectures on nineteenth century art and architecture.

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  • Barb

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherMaybe this book isn't for everyone but it was perfect for me I loved the witty sense of humor the amusing slightly annoying defiantly antagonist Mr Richard Cracknell the hostile perfectionist Lieutenant Boyce and their very serious yet somehow comedic rivalry that unfolds on the battle ground of the Crimean War I thought the author did a wonderful job of bringing each character he created to life I loved them and hated them accordingly Thomas Kitson writer for the London Courier has been dispatched to the Crimea as their war correspondent working under the sometime supervision of Richard Cracknell Robert Styles is a rather idealistic illustrator sent by the paper to accompany the two men and add his illustrations to their coverage of the war While together the three w


  • Antonia

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street Philosopheri am overwhelmed really and really uite happy that i finished it finally it is a good novel very good even however i could only give it three stars because it took so much out of me emotionally the author drew me in deeply and i felt deeply for the characters given the amount of injustice bad luck forlorn hope and love and descriptive battle including bodily injuries and their aftermath it was uite an ordeali enjoyed reading words i hadn't for a while it was pleasant to read a novel that thoroughly researched and rich in description like a classical victorian one intended by the author i would guess as a point of criticism some of the characters felt a bit overdrawn but then it or rather they served its their purposei can't say i enjoyed it but it certainly read well and impressed me this said now i have to move


  • Maya Panika

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherTo paraphrase Edmund Blackadder this is a journalist's tale; a rollicking roller coaster of a good read Set during and after the Crimean War this is an historical novel of an unusual kind that heavily favours characterisation over tedious detail and blood There is plenty of the latter especially when the Crimean War is under way but always with an eye to the teller of the tale – the eyes of five very different men and two women The novel switches back and forth between the events of the Crimea and an art exhibition in Manchester two years later slowly unwinding a story of jealousy greed treachery murder and revenge The writing is wonderfully gripping the characterisation consistently excellent the historical settings well drawn and thoroughly believableA page turner beginning to end Highly recommended


  • H

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherWhat a novel to choose to read during such a reading slump


  • Abigail Hanna

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherJust couldn't get into the story or the characters so I gave up Sorry


  • Anita

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherThis story set during the time of the Crimean war and directly afterwards was an interesting read I learnt a good deal about that war The landscapes and battles were well documented down to the gory details of the injuries and suffering of the soldiers involved Most of the campaign was mismanaged by those in positions of authority and it was a good idea to use newspaper reporters to tell the story from the point of view of non combatants However my problem with The Street Philosopher was the fact that I did not really believe in the logic or actions of many of the characters Why did Kitson feel so responsible for the young illustrator Styles Why on earth was Maddy so enamoured with the devious Irishman Cracknell He was a man with very little to recommend him to any woman let alone a beautiful young Frenchwoman wife of a British Colonel Incidentally I have found Frenc


  • Tocotin

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherI had to stay home and asked my SO who was going to Shibuya to buy me something whatever at the BookOff This is the book I got I'm ashamed to admit I didn't know much about the Crimean War beforehand so I'm happy I read this The plot is uite unusual it involves three war correspondents an evil officer his beautiful French wife and a painting by Rafael and the story is set in the Crimea and in Manchester after the war ueen Victoria makes an appearance and surprisingly there is no Florence Nightingale but her less known rival not a good word for it but I'm tired the amazing Mary SeacoleAll in all I was impressed at first then couldn't let some stu


  • Jane Schoelkopf

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherNot the kind of book I usually find myself reading all a bit gung ho about the Crimean war very blokey i thought at first But it held hidden secrets One of those books you just have to keep on reading to find out what happened next The plot is fairly convoluted and the narrative jumps back and forth between different periods of time but it held me gripped and a bit surprised at how easy it is to enjoy a different genre And I learnt all about the Crimean War to boot


  • Shannon

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherUpon finishing this book I felt like I had just struggled out of a grimy blood soaked inferno of horrifying stench gruesome wounds and insane noise confusion and chaos This read should come with a warning not for the fainthearted because from page one onward you are deluged with an unrelenting bombardment of graphic war detail only to be jerked across a continent and brought forward a few years to the eually distressing graphic details of the dark satanic mills of 1857 Manchester If you read the whole thing straight for three days as I did you are left trembling from emotional overloadYes I read it for three straight days because although full of the gross atrocities of humankind it was still compelling However after about 300 pages it lost some momentum and I could relate to the s


  • Melanie Harvey

    READ The Street Philosopher î PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB The Street PhilosopherExcellent historical based thriller exploring Victorian class divisions through the medium of the Crimean War and the Victorian invention of Art exhibitions and culture to raise status and both educate and subdue the lower classes Poor military leadership is exposed by a group of journalists present near the front line leading to retaliation by the incompetent aristocratic officer class The full violence and gruesome details are not spared but are still intrinsic to the novel Against this background is set a story of adultery theft and murder and this continues over two time zones and locations as the crimes committed during the war are unravelled several years later back in the UK The pace is good the historical detail completely convincing and whilst the characterisation is a little one dimensional it works well as an enjoyable and sympathetic novel I would read by this writer