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Their finest

Lissa Evans

Their finest

a novel

by Lissa Evans

  • 24 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Production and direction,
  • Propaganda,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLissa Evans
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6105.V35 T53 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination437, 16 pages
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27231562M
    ISBN 100062414917
    ISBN 109780062414915
    OCLC/WorldCa956398858

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I love 'Their Finest Hour and a Half' too - the feel for period, the characters, the humour, compassion and sadness - all woven together into a first class novel. Lissa Evans is unique in that she writes a certain kind of book I didn't think was around anymore: absorbing without setting up unrealistic situations; characters with depth; shocking /5().

Lissa Evans The book was originally published as 'Their Finest Hour and a Half', but was then made into a film called, simply, 'Their Finest.' A re-issue of the more The book was originally published as 'Their Finest Hour and a Half', but was then made into a film called, simply, 'Their Finest.' A re-issue of the original book was given the same title as the film/5.

Directed by Lone Scherfig. With Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant. A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them/10(K). Their Finest Hour book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swe /5. Lissa Evans, a former radio and television producer, is the author of three previous novels, including Their Finest Hour and a Half, which was longlisted for the Orange d Heart was also longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Orange Prize); it is her first novel to be published in the US.

Evans lives in London with her family/5(35). From the author of the acclaimed Crooked Heart comes another “smart, funny, ingenious, revealing tale of London life during the Second World War” (The Independent)—longlisted for the Orange Prize upon its original publication in England. It is France has fallen, and only a narrow strip of sea lies between Great Britain and invasion.

The. Their Finest () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more Menu. Movies. In the face of those challenges, they share a hope to contribute something meaningful in. Critics Consensus. Carried along by a winning performance from Gemma Arterton, Their Finest smoothly combines comedy and wartime drama to crowd-pleasing effect.

Total Count: %. This film, adapted from Lissa Evans’s novel, Their Finest Hour and a Half, is a pleasing fit for the peppy, playful approach of An Education director Scherfig.

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Both are especially needed when, at any given moment, death lurks around the corner and chin-up optimism is in short supply. That is the rah-rah message behind “Their Finest,” which attempts to wed a ‘30s-style workplace screwball comedy with a misty-eyed World War II drama and, save for a few patchy spots, mostly succeeds.

Lissa Evans has written books for both adults and children, including Their Finest Hour and a Half, which was longlisted for the Orange d Heart was also longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Orange Prize); it is her first novel to be published in the US.

Evans lives in London with her family.5/5(1). Gaby Chiappe’s screenplay, based on Lissa Evans’ novel Their Finest Hour and a Half, unfortunately suggests that even someone as Author: Nigel M Smith.

Lissa Evans has written books for both adults and children, including Their Finest Hour and a Half, longlisted for the Orange Prize, Small Change for Stuart, shortlisted for many awards including the Carnegie Medal and the Costa Book Awards and Crooked Heart, longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction/5().

The premise of Their Finest is interesting enough and it certainly has funny moments--in fact there were a handful that made me giggle out loud--but, honestly, if I wasn't expected to read this for my book club, I might have given it up.

Their Finest Hour / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 05/09/ Publisher: HMH Books. Their Finest Hour / Edition 1. by Winston S. Churchill, John Keegan Publish your book Brand: HMH Books. The Finest Hours is a American action thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

The screenplay, written by Eric Johnson, Scott Silver, and Paul Tamasy, is based on The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman. The film stars Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Music by: Carter Burwell. With some exceptions for the sake of dramatic tension and concise storytelling, the script largely sticks to its source material, Michael J.

Tougias and Casey Sherman’s book Author: Eliza Berman. If there’s one thing Hollywood enjoys, it’s making movies about other people making movies.

That in itself made it perhaps inevitable that Lissa Evans’ novel, THEIR FINEST (originally published in the UK in as THEIR FINEST HOUR AND A HALF), would eventually be made into a movie, and so it has, releasing in US theaters this spring. their finest hour Download their finest hour or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get their finest hour book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. THE SECOND WORLD WAR, VOLUME 2: Their Finest Hour User Review - Kirkus.

Newspaper syndication and LIFE magazine serialization have brought a generous proportion of the text of this second volume of Churchill's war memoirs to an eager public. Their Finest Hour enthrallingly recounts key events and battles from May to December as Britain stood isolated while Nazi Germany pursued its seemingly unconquerable war path – the fall of France, Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain, the horrors of the Blitz and Hitler’s plans to invade and crush Russia, his sole ally in Europe.

As World War II rages, a London film crew works on a movie intended to boost the battered nation's morale in THEIR FINEST.

Catrin (Gemma Arterton) is hired to work on the script after embellishing the facts of a Dunkirk-related rescue story to her the movie progresses from rough outline to finished production, Catrin must prove her talent -- as well as 4/5.

A film about World War II, adapted from the book Their Finest Hour and a Half by Lissa Evans. The story is based on a real woman who was a scriptwriter (often uncredited) for the Ministry of Information, making propaganda films to boost morale.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1st not stated. Binding faded bottom back corner & spine. Content in overall vg condition.

Hardbound. 8vo. Pgs. Good. Their Finest Hour by Winston S Churchill. Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, MA, 1st Edition (Not Stated).

Hardbound, no DJ. Size 8vo (up to /2'' tall). Condition: Good. The information about The Finest Hours shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. Their Finest, featuring a cast which includes Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy and Sam Clafin, revolves around the production of one of these morale-boosting wartime films.

Ahead of the film’s release, History Extra spoke to Lissa Evans, the author of novel Their Finest Hour and a Half, about the films that were created to lift the nation’s Author: Elinor Evans.

Get this from a library. Their finest. [Lissa Evans] -- It is France has fallen, and only a narrow strip of sea lies between Great Britain and invasion.

The war could go either way and everyone must do their bit. Copywriter Catrin Cole is drafted. The National Coalition -- The Battle of France, the first week. Gamelin -- The Battle of France, the second week.

Weygand -- The march to the sea -- The deliverance of Dunkirk -- The rush for the spoils -- Back to France -- Home : SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill. “Their Finest Hour” is the unofficial title of a speech delivered in. Make Offer - Winston S. Churchill The Second World War: Their Finest Hour Hardcover Book Vintage Their Finest Hour by Winston Churchill Hardcover $ Their Finest stars Gemma Arterton (The Girl with All the Gifts) in the lead role, and is supported by a host of famous faces including Bill Nighy (Dad's Army) and Richard E.

Grant (The Iron Lady). Developed by BBC Films and directed by Lone Scherfig, the Danish director previously helmed the critically-acclaimed An Education back in   Prime Minister Churchill was able to reignite hope in the faint hearts of his people when he delivered his “Their Finest Hour” speech on the 18th of June, Using his powerful oratorical skills and an appeal to peoples’ logic and emotions, Winston Churchill managed to give all of the United Kingdom hope in the coming fight.

Get this from a library. Their finest. [Lissa Evans] -- It is France has fallen, and only a narrow strip of sea lies between Great Britain and invasion.

The war could go either way and everyone must do their bit. Young copy writer Catrin Cole is. Their Finest Hour tells the fascinating stories of six of Churchills Few', each of whom played an important part in the Battle of Britain.

Celebrated and much respected on their own squadrons, all have since faded into obscurity. Buy Their finest hour by Sir Winston Churchill online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.4/5(1).

Their Finest (Book): Evans, Lissa: "It is France has fallen, and only a narrow strip of sea lies between Great Britain and invasion.

The war could go either way and everyone must do their bit. Copywriter Catrin Cole is drafted into the Ministry of Information to help write women into propaganda films--something that the men aren't very good at"--Page.

Their Finest is set in wartime London with a view into the lives of the cast, crew and writers of a British Government "propaganda" feature film. Their varied lives and many stories are all connected through the location filming and studio set. Yet the story of the bombing of London sets the over shadowing mood of the book/5(45).

THEIR FINEST HOUR: 5 BRITISH WWII CLASSICS brings together some of the most celebrated British war films, digitally restored and available for the very first time on Blu-ray. Titles include the Ealing Studios-produced, Graham Greene adaptation WENT THE DAY WELL. () along with Michael Anderson’s Oscar-nominated THE DAM BUSTERS (), as well as three box-office Author: Stefan Blitz.

Their Finest A Novel (Book): Evans, Lissa: It is France has fallen, and only a narrow strip of sea lies between Great Britain and invasion. The war could go either way and everyone must do their bit.

Copywriter Catrin Cole is drafted into the Ministry of Information to help write women into propaganda films--something that the men aren't very good at. Parents need to that The Finest Hours-- set in the s and based on the U.S. Coast Guard's greatest small-boat rescue mission -- brings to life a sometimes-terrifying piece of scenes of peril and frightening natural violence, with waves knocking characters (played by the likes of Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Casey Affleck, and more) around like 3/5.Real story behind 'The Finest Hours': How the movie compares.

Shortly after the book's release inTougias said, a Boston-area movie producer named Dorothy Aufiero approached him .Lissa Evans has written books for both adults and children, including Their Finest Hour and a Half, which was longlisted for the Orange d Heart was also longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Orange Prize); it is her first novel to be published in the US.

Evans lives in London with her family.