purple plain. by H. E. Bates

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Originally published: 1948.

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SeriesMermaid books
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL13767413M

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Purple Plain by H. Bates. My rating: 5 of 5 stars I cruised through author Bates’ book in very short order, captured by the lure of one of the exotic areas of the world, Burma during World War 2 and the descriptive expertise of the writer who builds.

Less fragmentary than Cruise of the Breadwinner and with much of the emotional tension of Fair Stood the Wind for France, this sustains, with considerable momentum, the fight for life of Forrester, a Mosquito pilot in Burma.

Indifferent to death after the loss of his young wife, Forrester loses his sense of negation after the meeting with a Burmese girl, and the bombing of her village in the. Books similar to The Purple Plain The Purple Plain.

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Gibson's Books (US) Seller Inventory # Title PURPLE PLAIN Author Bates, H. E Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Edition Book Club Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Little Brown Place of Publication Boston, MA Date published Keywords Bates, H.

E., Fiction, War Fiction Bookseller catalogs War Fiction. In the novel, Forrester, commander at an air station on the "purple plain" of Burma, loses the will to live, but regains it upon meeting a young Burmese woman, Anna, who has passed through her own wartime trauma.

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Early life. H.E. Bates was born on 16 May in Rushden, Northamptonshire, and educated at Kettering Grammar leaving school, he worked as a reporter and a warehouse clerk. Many of his stories depict life in the rural Midlands of England, particularly his native was partial to taking long walks around the Northamptonshire countryside and this often provided.

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