Demi-paradise. by Jasper Rootham

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Published by Chatto & Windus .

Written in English

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A Bank of England official interested in beauty, music and the place of man in society.

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Pagination208p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21759165M

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"The Demi-Paradise" (aka "Adventure for Two") is a black and white "fish out of water" comedy with political overtones. Set ina Soviet inventor (Laurence Olivier) travels to England to get the British to build a new prototype of an icebreaker propeller, and falls in love with the daughter (Penelope Ward) of the ship building firm's /5(19).

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