Turvey. 1st Cdn in dj

By: BIRNEY, Earle

Price: $40.00

Quantity: 1 available


BIRNEY, Earle. Turvey : A Military Picaresque. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1949). First Canadian Edtion. Pp. 288. 8vo, red cloth. According to the dictionary, the term "picaresque" refers to a genre of usually satiric prose fiction depicted in a realistic, and often humourous way, detailing the adventures of a roguish hero of low social degree, living by his or hr wits in a corrupt society. Herein lies the basis forEarle Birney's character, Private Turvey, and his escapades in the Canadian Army. Nicking to tail of spine, else vg in chipped, worn dj. 40.00

Title: Turvey. 1st Cdn in dj

Author Name: BIRNEY, Earle

Categories: 40,

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1949,:

Seller ID: 45517

Keywords: LITERATURE CANADA MILITARY HUMOUR WW II SATIRE ,