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Peter Nichols

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Articles by Peter Nichols

At Your Service: The Birth of Privates on Parade

It was in Singapore in 1947 that my real education began. For the first time I read Lawrence, Forster, Virginia Woolf, Melville, Graham Greene and Bernard Shaw’s political works, becoming a lifelong...


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