Swallows and Amazons

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Swallows and Amazons

By Arthur Ransome; Arthur Ransome (Illustrator)

David R. Godine Publisher, Paperback, 9781567924206, 351pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2010

Description
Originally published: London; New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930.


About the Author
Arthur Ransome was born in 1884. He was in Russia in 1917 and witnessed the Revolution, which he reported for the Manchester Guardian. After escaping to Scandinavia, he settled in the Lake District of England with his Russian wife where, in 1929, he wrote Swallows and Amazons. Thus began a writing career that has produced some of the best children s literature of all time.

Arthur Ransome was born in 1884. He was in Russia in 1917 and witnessed the Revolution, which he reported for the Manchester Guardian. After escaping to Scandinavia, he settled in the Lake District of England with his Russian wife where, in 1929, he wrote Swallows and Amazons. Thus began a writing career that has produced some of the best children s literature of all time.