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Published in Mr Norris Changes Trains piuantly evokes the atmosphere of Berlin during the rise of the Mr Norris PDF Nazis. He had an animal innocence Isherwood sums up Mr Norris no I mean Gerald Hamilton 1890 1970 the flamboyant and flabby rogue who inspired Mr Norris The 2 met presumably in Berlin where Issyvoo lived fr 1929 33 This may be the coolest and finest book Isherwood wrote If he groused about it years later it s because he was probably ashamed of his own political naiveteI don t think Gerald Hamilton had any innocence at all But his bewigged and painted self gave birth to a wonderful fictional character the scheming Mr Norris who lacks any positive ualities but is still an unforgettable person I read this book a long time ago and now thanks to Google I reread anew after sleuthing HamiltonGerald Hamilton was a gun run

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Mr Norris Changes Trains

R Arthur Norris Norris is a man of contradictions lavish but heavily in debt excessively polite but sexually deviant First. A captivating novel about a duplicitous friendship set against the backdrop of a country in turmoil Mr Norris Changes Trains was the first book I have read by Christopher Isherwood since my teens back in the 1970s and I am delighted to report that Christopher Isherwood is every bit as good as I had remembered Mr Norris Changes Trains was published in 1933 and along with Goodbye to Berlin is drawn from Isherwood s experiences as an expatriate living in Berlin during the early 1930s William Bradshaw an English teacher in Berlin has a chance encounter on a train with the slightly sinister Arthur Norris On the surface Norris is a charming if highly strung and down at heel English gentleman As the reader re

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After a chance encounter on a train the English teacher William Bradshaw starts a close friendship with the mildly siniste. What repels me now about Mr Norris is its heartlessness It is a heartless fairy story about a real city in which human beings were suffering the miseries of political violence and near starvation The wickedness of Berlin s night life was of the most pitiful kind the kisses and embraces as always had price tags attached to them but here the prices were drastically reduced in the cut throat competition of an over crowded market As for the monsters they were uite ordinary human beings prosaically engaged in getting their living through illegal methods The only genuine monster was the young foreigner who passed gaily through these scenes of desolation misinterpreting them to suit his childish fantasy Chr


10 thoughts on “Mr Norris Changes Trains

  1. says:

    ”What repels me now about Mr Norris is its heartlessness It is a heartless fairy story about a real city in which human beings were sufferi

  2. says:

    William Bradshaw an Englishman living in Berlin meets on the train Mr Norris He is remarkable and I may even say sophisticated person; by turns charming and crafty narcissistic and vain his manners and attire are elegant and impeccable and his approach to life may be summed up in his own words I only wish to have three sorts of people as my friends those who are very rich those who are very witty and those who are very beautiful No wonder t

  3. says:

    This is one of Isherwood’s Berlin novels; almost an historical novel of the last years of the Weimar Republic and was published in 1935 Isherwood was part of a group of young English writers and poets who found England repressive and sought a form of exile this is also partly a novel of exile; the group included Auden and Spender

  4. says:

    Impressive rich in the anecdotal department I wholly agree that the book lacks a true plot It is of a character study of the flamboyant unpredictable Arthur Norris whose nature embodies the joie de vivre of the true bohemian his mishaps with the stirrings up of the Nazi party relevant as much today as EVER are pa

  5. says:

    It's nice to be back with Isherwood This novel is nice Well it's Isherwood nice Meaning it's all great until something horrible happens and then he stamps on your heart and never looks back This is a fantastic study of male friendship in the 30s aka hella gay and of the rise of Nazism It odd seeing just how much the people in this

  6. says:

    A captivating novel about a duplicitous friendship set against the backdrop of a country in turmoil'Mr Norris Changes Trains' was the first book I have read by Christopher Isherwood since my teens back in the 1970s and I am delighted

  7. says:

    This novel begins with William Bradshaw a young English tutor meeting the slightly ridiculous Mr Arthur Norris on a train

  8. says:

    He had an animal innocence Isherwood sums up Mr Norris no I mean Gerald Hamilton 1890 1970 the flamboyant and flabby rogue who inspired Mr Norris The 2 met presumably in Berlin where Issyvoo lived fr 1929 33 This may be the coolest and finest book Isherwood wrote If he groused about it years later it's because he was probably ashamed of his own political naiveteI don't think Gerald Hamilton had any innocence a

  9. says:

    What I expected from this book Suave homosexual man has affair with Englishman he met on a train in Berlin against the backdrop of the rise of Nazism What I got from this book Weird possibly bisexual man gets into too much trouble with the authorities because of his schemes to make money while his possibly bisexual friend tries to protect

  10. says:

    Berlin in the 30s the political unrest grows but the demimonde parties on The narrator William Bradshaw lives there nicely as an expat giving English classes and enjoying life This is pretty much all that we know about him he doesn’t even explicitly reveal his sexual orientation In fact this first person narrative tells us very little about narrator and focuses entirely on the person of Mr Norris a perfect English g

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