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The watch that ends the night

Hugh MacLennan

The watch that ends the night

by Hugh MacLennan

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Hugh MacLennan
SeriesSignet book -- 1867, Signet book -- 1867.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8525.L45 W3 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination350 p. ;
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26536422M

that I have selected for this book club, I did not edit The Watch That Ends the Night, which I think is Hugh MacLennan’s best book. It was published in , when I was still in high school (although I still remember browsing through the paperback version at a Glasgow Station book stall, attracted by the exciting — if misleading — log-. “H appiness annihilates time,” wrote Hugh MacLennan in his novel The Watch That Ends The Night, the namesake of Bethany and Joe Gurba’s new seater restaurant and cocktail bar on the second floor of King’s Wharf in Dartmouth.“It’s the idea time can be cruel and arbitrary, but it feels amazing when it dissolves,” says Joe. This idea permeates the whole space, which is a.

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Aug 31,  · Summary: Told from 24 different perspectives in multiple genres as letters, undertaker's notes, telegrams, forms and booklets but primarily in verse, this harrowing tale takes the reader through the journey that different people took on the acudorplatinum.com points of view range from workers like lookouts and stokers, 3rd class passengers like an immigrant and refugee, 2nd class passengers like a. Buy the Paperback Book The Watch That Ends The Night: Voices From The Titanic by Allan Wolf at acudorplatinum.com, Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.


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THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT is a novel-in-verse that chronicles the story of the unsinkable Titanic, from the boarding and preparations to set sail to the voyage, the sinking, and the Carpathia's rescue and delivery of the survivors to New York/5.

The author writes with the assumptions of his period of time, which may or may appeal to everyone in the present day. This reviewer found the book to be an engrossing page-turner, almost impossible to put down.

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Mar 26,  · Just in time for the th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic, comes The Watch that Ends the Night. The books follows the days spent on the Titanic from real and fictional people on the ship through poetry. The book is heartfelt although a little too long. There are also interesting facts and data about the ship and the people on it/5.

This narrative of the sinking of the Titanic is a powerful account of its untimely end, and the audio version adds much to the story.

Told in first person by several of the passengers and crew – as LibraryThing Review. This audiobook is a theatrical performance of historical fiction persona poems.4/5(18). Awards for The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titanic (Candlewick Press).

Audie Award Winner. A Junior Library Guild Selection. A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year. A Best Fiction for Young Adults, American Library Association Claudia Lewis Award for Poetry, Bankstreet College Children’s Book Committee.

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Dec 06,  · The Watch That Ends The Night by Allan Wolf is a huge book – clocking in at pages. It needs to be huge though — the book spans the point of view of 24 characters.

Any shorter and I think we’d do these 24 characters a disservice. Wolf’s story starts pre-launch and ends a 5/5. Before MacLennan wrote The Watch That Ends The Night, the book that inspired "Courage," he had suffered through a period of self-doubt and depression brought about by the death of his wife.

He began to suspect everything, including modern life and all its trappings. In fact, MacLennan considered “The Watch” a statement against modernity. - Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate and winner of the Pulitzer Prize The information about The Watch That Ends the Night shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable.

Jul 12,  · The Watch That Ends the Night is an elegy. First, it’s an elegy for Dorothy, dying, like Catherine, of a rheumatic heart, dying through most of the eight years it took to write the book. Dorothy finally passed the day after Easter Allan Wolf is an expert poet and storyteller.

Wolf was born in Connecticut on February 26, Wolf has memorized thousands of poems continuing his mission of sharing poetry to the people. Wolf has written award winning books that include his novels: New Found Land: Lewis and.

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4/5(1). Today Astor is best remembered as one of the victims of the Titanic. He serves as one of the multiple narrators of today’s book The Watch that Ends the Night by Allan Wolf.

This amazing re-creation of the journey of the Titanic provides ample opportunity for the rich and poor—even the ship’s rats—to tell their version of the story. citizens; and The Watch That Ends the Night (), an existentialist study of a man faced with a moral and psychological crisis.

Return of the Sphinx () is a political novel about French-Canadian nationalism. His seventh novel, Voices in Time (), is the story of a man’s Read More. The Titanic is for kids, too. That’s the hope of acclaimed poet Allan Wolf, although his latest work of children’s fiction, a novel in verse called The Watch That Ends the Night (Candlewick Press/$), will appeal equally to adults, even the most meticulous of Titaniacs.

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I knew only the basic facts about the Titanic, so reading "The Watch that Ends the Night Ratings: 3.Dec 12,  · "The Watch that Ends the Night" wants you to. It chronicles the lives of 24 of the passengers onboard the Titanic for its first and only fateful voyage.

Through their voices, you'll not only.Fortunately, Allan Wolf’s The Watch that Ends the Night proved me wrong in my worry, which was a huge relief, given this book is written entirely in verse, and the idea of having to suss out multiple characters within a verse novel seemed incredibly daunting.