These Charming People

These Charming People

by Michael Arlen
     
 

Arlen's characters are disillusioned, cynical, and witty, but in addition these stories include elements of fantasy and horror  See more details below

Overview

Arlen's characters are disillusioned, cynical, and witty, but in addition these stories include elements of fantasy and horror

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780956294715
Publisher:
Capuchin Classics
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Capuchin Classics Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Arlen was born in Bulgaria in 1895 of Armenian parents. He changed his name from Dikran Konyounmdjian in 1922 and became a naturalised British subject. After being educated at Malvern College he wrote two novels which met with little attention. He achieved fame with the publication of The Green Hat in 1924.Driving around London in an enormous yellow Rolls Royce, slim, well-dressed and impeccably mannered, he was very like the characters in his novels. He lived in Cannes until the outbreak of the Second World War, and then moved to New York where he died in 1956.

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