[ilds] RG Bitter Lemons -- Duff Cooper Prize

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Sun Jul 15 08:51:27 PDT 2007


Amused to note that in 1959 a guy called 'Patrick Leigh' (a relative of Bill Godshalk?) wonthe prize for a book called 'Fermor Mani'. 
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  From: slighcl 
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  On 7/15/2007 4:56 AM, Richard Pine wrote: 
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It's also worth while pointing out that BL won the Duff Cooper Memorial 
Prize, presented to him by the (then) Queen Mother. Irony or what?. How was 
BL (and of course LD) perceived by the establishmnet in order for his book 
to be eligible, and a winner?!
  The Duff Cooper Prize
  http://www.btinternet.com/~beevorcooper/index.htm


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Charles L. Sligh
Department of English
Wake Forest University
slighcl at wfu.edu
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