As Cambridge undergraduates in the mid-1920s, Christopher Isherwood and his old schoolfriend Edward Upward engaged in a literary attack on the dons and the poshocracy the fashionable and well-heeled students by creating the bizarre fictional world of Mortmere, a village inhabited by surreal characters modelled on their Cambridge friends and acquaintances. The rector, Casmir Welken, resembles a diseased goat and breeds angels in the church belfry; his sidekick Ronald Gunball is a dipsomaniac and an unashamed vulgarian; ...

The Mortmere Stories 1994, Enitharmon Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781870612692

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The Mortmere Stories 1994, Enitharmon Press, London, England

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