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  • V.S. Pritchett Николай Попов

    Victor Sawdon Pritchett was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, the first of four children of Walter Sawdon Pritchett and Beatrice Helena n e Martin His father, a London businessman in financial difficulties, had come to Ipswich to start a shop selling newspapers and stationery The business was struggling and the couple were lodging over a toyshop at 41 St Nicholas Street where Pritchett was born on 16 December 1900 Beatrice had expected a girl, whom she planned to name after the Queen Pritchett never liked his first name, which is why he always styled himself with his initials even close friends would call him VSP.Pritchett s father was a steady Christian Scientist and unsteady in all else Walter and Beatrice had come to Ipswich to be near her sister who had married money and lived in Warrington Road Within a year Walter was declared bankrupt, the family moved to Woodford, Essex, then to Derby, and he began selling women s clothing and accessories as a travelling salesman Pritchett was soon sent with his brother Cyril to live with their paternal grandparents in Sedbergh, where the boys attended their first school Walter s business failures, his casual attitude to credit, and his easy deceit obliged the family to move frequently The family was reunited but life was always precarious they tended to live in London suburbs with members of Beatrice s family They returned to Ipswich in 1910, living for a year near Cauldwell Hall Road, trying to evade Walter s creditors At this time Pritchett attended St John s School Subsequently Pritchett attended Alleyn s School, Dulwich, and Dulwich College but he stayed nowhere for very long When his father went to fight in World War I, Pritchett left school Later in the war Walter turned his hand to aircraft design, of which he knew nothing, and his later ventures included art needlework, property speculation, and faith healing.Pritchett was a leather buyer from 1916 to 1920, when he moved to Paris, where he worked as a shop assistant In 1923 he started writing for the Christian Science Monitor, which sent him to Ireland and Spain From 1926 he wrote reviews for the paper and for the New Statesman, which later appointed him literary editor.Pritchett s first book described his journey across Spain Marching Spain 1928 and Clare Drummer 1929 was about his experiences in Ireland Whilst in Ireland he met his first wife, Evelyn Vigors, but it was not to be a happy marriage.Pritchett published five novels but he claimed not to enjoy their creation His reputation was established by a collection of short stories The Spanish Virgin and Other Stories 1932.In 1936 he divorced his first wife, and married Dorothy Rudge Roberts they had two children The marriage lasted until Pritchett s death, although they both had other relationships His son is the journalist Oliver Pritchett and his grandson son of Oliver is the cartoonist Matt Pritchett.During World War II Pritchett worked for the BBC and the Ministry of Information whilst continuing to submit a weekly essay to the New Statesman After the war he wrote widely and he started taking teaching positions at universities in the United States Princeton 1953 , the University of California 1962 , Columbia University and Smith College He was fluent in German, Spanish, and French, and published successful biographies of Honor de Balzac 1973 , Ivan Turgenev 1977 and Anton Chekhov 1988 , although he did not know Russian and had never visited the Soviet Union.Pritchett was knighted in 1975 for his services to literature and became Companion of Honour in 1993 His awards include Heinemann Award 1969 , PEN Award 1974 , W.H Smith Literary Award 1990 , and Golden Pen Award 1993 He died of a stroke in London on 20 March 1997.enpedia wiki V._S._Pr



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  • this is a re read actually Read it first in the late 70s I chose it to take with me on a train journey to see my old man 85 yesterday mainly because it fitted in my inside pocket, but really glad I did Pritchett is just great Perhaps the greatest English as opposed to British short story writer of the last century His grasp of character and motive and the fun of his dialogue and his quirky plots are simply lovely If you want to compare with anyone around now, I d go Alice Munro.I put up the cove [...]


  • In these stories, the characters feel somewhat monstrous, distorted A woman has a tangled relationship with her wealthy blind employer, two sisters find their own ways of dealing with the damage of their childhoods, a woman deals with her complicated feelings for her unexpectedly returned husband, aging men quarrel with servants, employees, and people from their past The prose is very good Pritchett was widely admired for his short stories as well as his nonfiction he seems to have been one of t [...]



  • I m just not a short story person This collection had a theme of unrequited love, failed love, and general unhappiness within relationships There were a few successes, but overall, it seems only marginal success in love is possible and then, only when it occurs between odd pairs There was an enjoyable wit about the book and a dry humor, but I too often found myself just reading along without being engaged generally a sign that I m not captivated I d read by the author, but couldn t see myself t [...]


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