Grantchester Grind

by Tom Sharpe | Other |
ISBN: 0330323075 Global Overview for this book
Registered by SophieSilver of Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on 2/28/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by SophieSilver from Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Monday, February 28, 2011
It's crisis time again at Porterhouse. Skullion is showing signs of frailty and the tricky task of appointing a new Master has to begin once more. Meanwhile, the college's monstrous debts refuse to go away and a sinister American seems determined to make a film on the premises.

Journal Entry 2 by SophieSilver at Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany on Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Released 8 yrs ago (3/1/2011 UTC) at Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

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Unterwegs im Rahmen einer Bücherfreilaßaktion zu Bonnie. Gutes Crossing!

Journal Entry 3 by Goldoni at Regensburg, Bayern Germany on Thursday, March 10, 2011
Das Buch ist zusammen mit vielen weiteren "Kollegen" gut hier angekommen. Vielen Dank fürs Schicken!!

Journal Entry 4 by Goldoni at San Daniele in Regensburg, Bayern Germany on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Released 2 yrs ago (4/26/2017 UTC) at San Daniele in Regensburg, Bayern Germany

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Das Buch darf mich heute zum spontanen Meetup mit litrajunkie ins Restaurant San Daniele begleiten.

Journal Entry 5 by winglitrajunkiewing at Regensburg, Bayern Germany on Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Haven't read a book by Sharpe in years and therefore couldn't resist taking it with me during tonight's meetup.

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Journal Entry 6 by winglitrajunkiewing at Pretzfeld, Bayern Germany on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
A typical Sharpe: Hilarious, full of quirky characters and funny situations, but not without depth and a certain philosophical quality.

Quotable Quotations
*They were young and there was no point in hurting them so early. Life would do that. (p. 470)
* The Japanese were an island people, were in fact what the British had been, at once hard-working and violent and ruthlessly efficient. They were inventive, and their engineering was superb. They learnt from their mistakes, and they persevered. They were immensely rich, they believed in discipline and the need for authority, and they understood the vital importance of ritual and ceremony in preserving the decencies of life. Above all, they had the virtues of courtesy and courage. They did their duty to the death. For the first time in his life the Dean looked without shrinking into the face of the inconceivable and was undismayed. He would work for the appointment of a Japanese Master of Porterhouse. And for him.
     It would be an honour. (p. 489)

Journal Entry 7 by winglitrajunkiewing at OBCZ Blaues Haus in Nürnberg, Bayern Germany on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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For tonight's meetup.

Journal Entry 8 by wingLesenmachtfrohwing at Nürnberg, Bayern Germany on Thursday, January 23, 2020
Von Tom Sharpe wollte ich schon immer etwas lesen.
Gut für die Challenge 2020 von Efell als "Männerbuch", denn auf dem Cover sind 5 skurrile Exemplare davon zu sehen.

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