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Exploits of Engelbrecht

Maurice RICHARDSON

Exploits of Engelbrecht

abstracted from The Chronicles of the Surrealist Sportsman"s Club.

by Maurice RICHARDSON

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Published by John Conquest in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination128p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19882359M


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Obviously The Exploits of Engelbrecht is modeled on The Pickwick Papers but the gentlemanly disporting is transferred onto a surreal plane.

There is an expression of dreamy bliss on the dwarfs rubbery mug Hes going to elope with Grandfather Clocks grand-daughter, /5.

As a result, The Exploits of Engelbrecht has been almost impossible to obtain until this modestly priced Kindle version was recently made available. In this collection of stories, Richardson recounts the tales of the dwarf surrealistic boxer Engelbrecht, his manager Lizard Bayliss, event fixer Chippy de Zoete, elemental force Id and others/5(14).

“The Exploits of Engelbrecht is English surrealism at its greatest. Witty and fantastical, Maurice Richardson was light years ahead of his time.

Unmissable.” - J.G. Ballard/5(14). As a result, The Exploits of Engelbrecht has been almost impossible to obtain until this modestly priced Kindle version was recently made available.

In this collection of stories, Richardson recounts the tales of the dwarf surrealistic boxer Engelbrecht, his manager Lizard Bayliss, event fixer Chippy de Zoete, elemental force Id and others/5(9). There are two aspects of 'The Exploits of Engelbrecht' that make it a timeless classic. First of all, and most crucially, Richardson takes his subject matter seriously.

Outside of the dialogue, I do not recall a single exclamation mark, and the prose is free of hyperbole/5(14). The Exploits of Engelbrecht is the living breathing definition of a ‘cult book’, a work read by only a small number of people who get wildly enthusiastic about their discovery and try to spread the word.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   As a result, The Exploits of Engelbrecht has been almost impossible to obtain until this modestly priced Kindle version was recently made available.

In this collection of stories, Richardson recounts the tales of the dwarf surrealistic boxer Engelbrecht, his manager Lizard Bayliss, event fixer Chippy de Zoete, elemental force Id and others/5(13). “The Exploits of Engelbrecht is English surrealism at its greatest.

Witty and fantastical, Maurice Richardson was light years ahead of his time. Unmissable.” - J.G. Ballard/5(13). A surrealist comic novel about the sporting feats of Engelbrecht, including his wrestling victory over a Title: The Exploits of Engelbrecht Abstracted from the Chronicles of the Surrealist Sportsman's Club.

The Exploits of Engelbrecht is the first in an exciting new line of reprinted fiction from Savoy Books that is set to include new, illustrated editions of, amongst others, William Hope Hodgson's The House on the Borderland and David Linday's fantasy classic A Voyage to Arcturus.

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Rare hardback copy of The Exploits of Engelbrecht by Maurice Richardson with illustrations by James Boswell. Excellent condition including original jacket (price clipped) and additional protective plastic jacket. Frome, Butler & Tanner Ltd, London, "The Exploits of Engelbrecht is English surrealism at its greatest.

Witty and fantastical, Maurice Richardson was light years ahead of his time. Unmissable." - J.G. Ballard. Excerpt. No excerpt currently exists for this novel. Be the first to submit one. Submit an Excerpt. Reviews. The Exploits of Engelbrecht Then suddenly the moon broke through the clouds for a moment and I managed to get a shot at a big witch who came rocketing over very high.

There was a terrific double explosion on my right which sounded as if Engelbrecht had loosed both barrels at once. Maybe it was poaching a bit, but I liked his keenness. NEW 1 - THE EXPLOITS OF ENGELBRECHT Maurice Richardson.

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The Exploits of Engelbrecht by Maurice Richardson, reviewed by Stephen Theaker Gibbon Moon, ebook, ll. In years gone by one of the principle pleasures of the gentleman on a Sunday afternoon was to read Maurice Richardson’s reports of the sporting activities of this nation’s greatest sportsman, Engelbrecht, the Dwarf Surrealist Boxer Author: Stephen Theaker.

For the next five days the cult classic THE EXPLOITS OF ENGELBRECHT is free as a download for Kindle. I have made the ebook free for the maximum time allowed.

Published in in a limited edition, this book features one of the great fantastika characters of all time, the dwarf surrealist boxer Engelbrecht, and charts his bizarre adventures as the champion athlete of the Surrealist.

These tales were illustrated by several noted artists, including Ronald Searle, Gerard Hoffnung and James Boswell. The series was collected in book form as The Exploits of Engelbrecht in ; it was later reprinted in and in a deluxe edition by Savoy Books in.

1 quote from The Exploits of Engelbrecht: ‘as game as they come but you can’t jump over your fate. Yes, I thought so. The hangmen have got him. Well that Author: Maurice Richardson. > {bibliopoesy} > {the exploits of engelbrecht} mm x mm.

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My book ENGELBRECHT AGAIN!-- which is a sequel to Maurice Richardson's THE EXPLOITS OF ENGELBRECHT (see below) -- is now an ebook. Formatting this one proved very tricky because it's full of unusual layouts. Anyway it's the book I slaved most over and is packed with more incident than days in a millennium.

View all covers for The Exploits of Engelbrecht (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews. Review by James Cawthorn and Michael Moorcock () in Fantasy: The Best Books, reprinted in: Fantasy: The Best Books, () Fantasy: The Best Books, () Author: Maurice Richardson.

Being the further Exploits of Engelbrecht abstracted from the secret chronicles of "The Surrealist Sportsman Club" By A. Other. Hidden on the orders of the Ruling Committee but dug up again by Rhys Hughes and authenticated at perilous emotional cost by a selection of mythological beasts including Harpies, Unicorns, Manticores, Zaratans /5.

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He also writes works of literary fiction based around his Author: Guardian Staff. Buy The Exploits of Engelbrecht, Oxfam, Maurice Richardson, Books, Science Fiction and Fantasy. Maurice Richardson's The Exploits of Engelbrecht is one of the trippiest books I've read.

The adventures of a dwarf surrealist boxer, fighting clocks, playing rugby against Mars or organizing a dog opera. It's gloriously insane. Pretty much anything Steve Aylett has written qualifies.

The Exploits of Engelbrecht is currently available in an illustrated edition from Savoy Books, who have supplemented it with a wedding report involving Holmes, Moriarty, Dracula, Frankenstein and.

Then there is Maurice Richardson's s classic Exploits of Engelbrecht, recently republished by Savoy, which is also a riot of the surreal and the absurd. By the end of the book it. Maurice Richardson () was an English journalist and short story writer.

Richardson was born to a wealthy family. As a child, Richardson was sent to prep school, which he disliked; he later recalled his education in his book Little Victims. He studied at Oxford in the s, where he befriended the poet Brian Howard.4/5.

Engelbrecht, last seen in Black Dossier, is from, per Jess Nevins, Maurice Richardson’s The Exploits of Engelbrecht (). The Galley-Wag, also last seen in Black Dossier, is a version of Florence Kate Upton’s Golliwogg character, first seen in the book The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwogg.

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* a recycle bin value of infodumps that you find out were idioms that chang. Maurice Richardson - The Exploits Of Engelbrecht - John Conquest,First $ Joseph Andrews Reproduction Print Us Adventure Poster Tony Richardson.In later life Boswell settled into painting abstract oils and landscapes.

Boswell also drew illustrations in Lilliput for Maurice Richardson's series The Exploits of Engelbrecht; some of these were later reprinted when the series was reprinted in book form.

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