Laurence Whistler, poet and engraver on glass, tells the story of his life with Jill Furse, a young actress of great beauty and promise, and of their five-year marriage cut short by her death. Though tragic in brevity, it is a love story of extreme happiness, still growing through the bitter separations of wa. Get A Copy. Online Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Indigo Alibris Better World Books IndieBound.
Laurence Whistler’s story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Despite the tragedy of its ending the lasting impression is of two lives lived to the full in supreme happiness. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty.
Artist and poet Laurence Whistler tells the story of his life with actress Jill Furse, and of their five-year marriage, cut tragically short by her early death. Told in his own words, and through extracts from her letters and diary, this is beautiful, intelligent prose, capturing a brief moment of joy as, against a background of approaching war, the couple live a rural idyll deep in the Devon countryside. For those interested in Laurence Whistler as an artist, there are occasional passing mentions of engravings made, but the events of this book take place early in his career.
She died in 1944 at just 28. It was the same year in which his brother Rex was killed in the war. Laurence Whistler and Jill Furse, with family, Devon, 1941, from Initials in the Heart, published by Rupert Hart-Davis, 1964. I’ve collected quite a few of Laurence Whistler’s books of poems and his biographies of his brother.
Laurence Whistler's story of his five-year marriage to Jill Furse before her sudden early death has achieved a classic quality. Jill Furse was remarkable for many gifts; beauty, acting, poetry and above all gaiety and courage.
Sir Alan Charles Laurence Whistler CBE (21 January 1912 – 19 December 2000, always referred to as Laurence Whistler) was a British poet and artist. He devoted himself to glass engraving, on goblets and bowls blown to his own designs, and (increasingly, as he became more celebrated) on large-scale panels and windows in churches and private houses. One of the most sustainedly beautiful poems I have read for a long time.
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ISBN: 029779020X ISBN13: 978-0297790204 Author: Laurence Whistler Book title: Initials in the Heart Pages: 268 pages Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd; . Heart Healthy Foods For Life: Preventing Heart Disease Through Diet And Nutrition by Leslie Beck Heart to Heart With Mallory by Barbara Pollak,Laurie B. Friedman Marcia Adams: Heart to Heart by Marcia Adams The Heart Rate Monitor.
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