Not Honour More
Joyce Cary

Not Honour More

The third volume of the Chester Nimmo trilogy . It is 1926, the year of the General Strike. Jim Latter, his wife Nina and her former husband, Chester, are living in an uncomfortable ménage a trios at Palm Cottage. Chester sees the chance of a political comeback while Jim, head of the emergency police, feels he must make a stand. Nina is caught up in the clash between the two men – a situation which inevitably leads to disaster and tragedy.

Book Details:

  • Author: Joyce Cary
  • Published Year: 1995
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    • UK: Stratus
    • UK: Faber

Joyce Cary

Joyce Cary was born in 1888 into an old Anglo-Irish family and educated at Clifton. He studied art, first in Edinburgh and then in Paris , before going up to Trinity College, Oxford, in 1909 to read law. On coming down he served as a Red Cross orderly in the Balkan War of 1912-13,the inspiration for Memoir of the Bobotes , before joining the Nigerian Political Service. He served in the Nigeria Regiment during the First World War, was wounded while fighting in the Cameroons, and returned to civil duty in Nigeria in 1917 as a district officer. His time in Africa provided the inspiration for h...
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Book Reviews

  • "It demands to be read."
    Guardian
  • "Mr Cary succeeds once again in getting right inside the skin of his character. His style, as vigorous and virile as ever, is skilfully roughened to reflect the forthright thought of a man in action."
    Times Literary Supplement