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Julia and the Bazooka, and other stories

Helen (Woods) Edmonds

Julia and the Bazooka, and other stories

by Helen (Woods) Edmonds

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Published by P. Owen in London, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavies, Rhys, 1901-1978
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6009 D53 J8
The Physical Object
Pagination157p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18486230M

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Julia and the Bazooka, and other stories by Helen (Woods) Edmonds Download PDF EPUB FB2

I read the first few stories (The Old Address, A Visit, Fog), and then skipped to Clarita and the semi-autobiographical Julia and the Bazooka. Disappointingly, the bazooka is actually a syringe, just drugs and mental illness like all the other stories/5.

Julia and the bazooka: And other stories Hardcover – January 1, by Anna Kavan (Author)Author: Anna Kavan. Julia and the bazooka, and other stories Hardcover – January 1, by Anna Kavan (Author)Price: $ Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories Paperback – November 1, by Anna Kavan (Author)Author: Anna Kavan.

I read an earlier edition of Julia and the Bazooka years ago but this one is the best. The foreword by Virginia Ironside is excellent.

Anna Kavan, as she chose Julia and the Bazooka call herself, was a rare creature in the literary world -- a registered female heroin addict in England who was a brilliant, imaginative, hallucinatory writer.5/5(1). Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories (Paperback) Published November 1st by W.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 19 cm: Contents: The old address --A visit --Fog --Experimental --World of heroes --The Mercedes --Clarita --Out and away --Now and then --High in the mountains --Among the lost things --The zebra-struck --A town garden --Obsessional --Julia and the sibility: [by] Anna Kavan; edited and with an.

There are stories of exotic landscapes filled with blood and snakes and orchids, ""masked dummies"" from the outside world, and hospitals with the everpresent bazooka (syringe).

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Everyday low 4/5(1). Writers such as Brian Aldiss and J.G. Ballard have praised the writings of Anna Kavan, but I find her work uneven – I couldn’t get beyond the first few pages of self-indulgent, rambling dream visions in Sleep Has His House, first published in Julia and the Bazooka is also uneven, but serves as a good introduction to the qualities (and weaknesses) of Kavan’s fiction.

Here are fifteen startling stories that reflect the weird, thrilling realm into which this brilliant English writer's dangerous life and powerful artistic drive propelled her - thirty years of seesawing stability and chaos: constant drug addiction, suicide attempts, productive work in painting and editing, two marriages and a son, long sojourns in mental hospitals, widely admired novels and.Julia and the bazooka, and other stories [by] Anna Kavan; edited and with an introduction by Rhys Davies Peter Owen London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kavan, Anna, Julia and the bazooka, and other stories. New York: Knopf: Distributed by. Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories by Kavan, Anna.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories Quotes Showing of 10 “I know I've got a death wish.

I've never enjoyed my life, I've never liked people. I love the mountains because they are the negation of life, indestructible, inhuman, untouchable, indifferent, as I want to be.”.

Description 'Julia and the Bazooka' contains some of Kavan's most compelling writing, which owes much to her personal experiences - especially her nearly lifelong addiction to heroin. An important literary work, these stories highlight the shadowed world of the incurable drug addict and probe the psychological aspects of addiction/5().

Julia and the Bazooka and Other Stories avg rating — ratings — published — 12 editions Want to Read saving /5(). The bazooka combined a revolutionary new anti-tank rifle-grenade warhead, a much-modified British anti-aircraft rocket motor, and a cobbled-together launcher tube and electrical firing system; its first test-firing astounded observers, and it was immediately adopted by the US armed forces.

“Julia and the Bazooka” is the story of a young girl who grows up to become a heroin addict, but who dies, not because of her addiction, but as a victim of World War II.

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