"Don"t, Mr. Disraeli!"

  • 255 Pages
  • 1.43 MB
  • English
Joseph , London
StatementCaryl Brahms and S. J. Simon.
ContributionsSimon, S. J.
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21228093M

Originally published on my blog here in January This book is extremely like No Bed for Bacon, which was in fact written following the success of Don't Mrthe two have been printed in a single volume, under the title A Mutual Pair/5.

A pleasantly dreamlike quality runs through the book, probably due to the inconsistent time scheme, and the large number of stereotyped characters. It is also tremendously funny- I don't usually laugh out loud but I was doing so almost continuously whilst reading Don't Mr Disraeli/5(4).

A truly marvelous comic novel that is, as its preface notes, "not a novel set in the Victorian age: it is a novel set in its literature". Around a wisp of a plot about two feuding families and two star crossed lovers, the authors construct a panorama of the Victorian world as it was, as it was enshrined in its novels, and as it was remembered early in the 20th century/5(6).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brahms, Caryl, "Don't, Mr. Disraeli!". New York, G.P. Putnam [©] (OCoLC) Material Type. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 20 cm: Responsibility: Caryl Brahms & S.J. Simon / new introduction by Ned Sherrin. Don't, Mr. Disraeli.

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The banner of Julius Streicher’s hate-filled weekly newspaper Der Stürmer proclaimed Disraeli’s words: “The racial question is the key to world history.” Hitler even cited Disraeli in a speech to the Reichstag in “The British Jew, Lord Disraeli, once said that the racial problem was the key to world history.

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