Famous Last Words



In The Final Days Of The Second World War, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley Scrawls His Desperate Account On The Walls And Ceilings Of His Ice Cold Prison High In The Austrian Alps Officers Of The Liberating Army Discover His Frozen, Disfigured Corpse And His Astonishing Testament The Sordid Truth That He Alone Possessed Fascinated But Horrified, They Learn Of A Dazzling Array Of Characters Caught Up In Scandal And Political Corruption The Exiled Duke And Duchess Of Windsor, Von Ribbentrop, Hitler, Charles Lindbergh, Sir Harry Oakes All Play Sinister Parts In An Elaborate Scheme To Secure World Domination.Famous Last Words

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • Famous Last Words
  • Timothy Findley
  • English
  • 06 October 2018
  • 0140109617

10 thoughts on “Famous Last Words

  1. says:

    Like Doctorow s Ragtime, Findley s Famous Last Words is a historiographic metafiction the term is from Linda Hutcheon, an authority on postmodern literature in which intertextual and historical characters are...

  2. says:

    My favorite book of all time, by my favorite author of all time Timothy Findley s works are amazingyou can tell he was an actor also because that kind of a theatrical sense comes through in his writing.Loved this book, so if you get a chance to read it, you should.

  3. says:

    A thrilling WWII spy drama blended with a poetic meditation on the guilt of those who supported or enabled fascism Written with Findley s usual skill with language and ith pacing A masterpiece by one of the g...

  4. says:

    I found this book on a trip to Canada and couldn t put it down I sat for over an hour on the floor of a bookstore in Vancouver totally engrossed in Findley s story about the memoirs of an American fascist.

  5. says:

    Superb.

  6. says:

    Timothy Findley s Famous Last Words was not, as I first thought it to be when saw it from among the other books in the second hand bookstore, about the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.The novel opens with Hugh Selwyn Mauberley s childhood experience of witnessing his own father s dive to the earth from a hotel roof in Boston His name is name appropriated from a 1920 collection of poems by Ezra Pound As the plot unfolds, we are taken to Mauberley s own final resting place in a hotel room high in th Timothy Findley s Famous Last Words was not, as I first thought it to be when saw it from among the other books in the second hand bookstore, about the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.The novel opens with Hugh Selwyn Mauberley s childhood experience of witnessing his own father s dive to the earth from a hotel roof in Boston His name is name appropriated from a 1920 collection of poems by Ezra Pound As the plot unfolds, we are taken to Mauberley s own final resting place in a hotel room high in the Austrian Alps during the last months of the war Discovered by soldiers of the Allied armies along with his body the victim of a chilling murder are his last words Etched on the walls is his gripping tale of the intrigues and dangerous schemes involving top Nazi officials, their sympathizers in the British nobility,...

  7. says:

    The famous last words of the title are the dying confession of meta fictional writer Hugh Mauberley, scrawled onto the walls of the Austrian hotel where he died in mysterious circumstances near the conclusion of World War II They contain the story of an extraordinary fascist conspiracy involving Hitler, the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor Wallace and Simpson and Charles Lindberg, but how true are they And how self serving are they Competing investigating soldiers Quinn and Freyberg try t The famous last words of the title are the dying confession of meta fictional writer Hugh Mauberley, scrawled onto the walls of the Austrian hotel where he die...

  8. says:

    something about this book resonated something about Mauberley Western european, stateless, a follower, waiting in the wings and of course its Prufrock the attendant lord I loved the first half of this book, I was enthralled by the period the end of WW2, Mauberley on the run, with Ezra Pound at his heels, coming back to the frozen Grand Elysium Hotel in Austria, where he had once mixed with royalty, and celebrity, but is now thrown onto the mercy of Kachelmayer the concierge After something about this book resonated something about Mauberley Western ...

  9. says:

    Amazing novel Extremely well researched and therefore a very convincing fictional story I read it a few months after I had seen the film The King s Speech, which made the book an eveninteresting read.

  10. says:

    This is a wild ride part thriller, part meditation on Europe in the 1930s and into the war Findley uses an imagined narrator to mingle with the likes of Hemingway, Ezra Pound and most importantly the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Hugh Mauberley the narrator bumps into Wallis during her China days, and thereafter is present for most of her big life moments the cruise of the Nahlin, the wedding and the sojourn in the Bahamas Findley s Wallis is part of an ...

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