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To war with Whitaker

the wartime diaries of the Countess of Ranfurly, 1939-1945.

by Ranfurly, Hermione Ranfurly Countess of.

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.,
  • Palestine.
    • Subjects:
    • Ranfurly, Hermione Ranfurly, Countess of.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Egypt.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Palestine.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811.5 .R343 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 376 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL875791M
      ISBN 100749319542
      LC Control Number95162198
      OCLC/WorldCa33046429

      When World War II broke out, Dan Ranfurly was dispatched to the Middle East with his faithful valet, Whitaker. These are the diaries of his young wife, Hermione, who, defying the War Office, raced off in hot pursuit of her husband. When Dan was taken prisoner, Hermione vowed never to return home until they were reunited. This article also appeared as a preface to Slightly Foxed Edition No. To War with Whitaker About the contributor Peter J. Conradi has written – inter alia – biographies of Iris Murdoch and Frank Thompson, Going Buddhist and At the Bright Hem of God.

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To War with Whitaker: The Wartime Diaries of the Countess of Ranfurly – is a memoir of World War II written, in diary form, by Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly. It was first published by William Heinemann in Author: Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly.

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To War with Whitaker is an absolute gem. It is certainly the best memoir that I've read since Gore Vidal's Palimpsest, and that was six or seven years ago. And it has the great virtue of being an actual diary, written at the time -- it is not an account of events half-remembered after n years.

To War with Whitaker is an account of the most adventurous, most defiant and most valiant of those years. Hermione and Dan Ranfurly married only months before the Second World War erupted. So when Dan was posted to the Middle East, taking their faithful butler Whitaker with him, Hermione resolved to join them there.

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Peter J. Conradi on Hermione Ranfurly To War with Whitaker. The subtitle to this delicious book is ‘A Chronicle of an Unusual Friendship’, and it would indeed be difficult to imagine two more unlikely companions than its author and his subject, the year-old gay Irish film-maker Brian Desmond Hurst.