The Masters

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House of Stratus, 1 juil. 2001 - 358 pages
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The fourth in the Strangers and Brothers series begins with the dying Master of a Cambridge college. His imminent demise causes intense rivalry and jealousy amongst the other fellows. Former friends become enemies as the election looms.
 

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Review: The Masters (Strangers and Brothers #5)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Ali Miremadi - Goodreads

Just read this for the second time. But this time I've read the preceding four novels in the series. 'The conscience of the rich' and 'the light and the dark' are better books. But it seems ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Masters (Strangers and Brothers #5)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Peter Jakobsen - Goodreads

Snow wrote about what he knew: machinations at Cambridge and Westminster. This, a somewhat pompous but intriguing deconstruction of a college election which humanises and explains the politics, is perhaps the best in a loose sequence of novels known as "Strangers and Brothers". Consulter l'avis complet

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News after a Medical Examination
3
The Master Talks of the Future
10
A Small Party in the Combination Room
17
A Piece of Serious Business
26
Success and Envy
35
Streets in the Thaw
45
Decision to Call on Jago
49
Three Kinds of Power
54
An Observers Smile
181
Stalemate
184
Conference of Six
192
Clowning and Pride
201
A Vacancy in the Office of Master
206
Jago Thinks of Himself as a Young Man
215
A Good Day for the College
221
The Virtues of the Other Side
231

Quarrel with a Friend
61
First College Meeting of Term
72
View from Roy Calverts Window
81
Jago Walks Round the Court
88
WAITING
101
Progress of an Illness
103
Commemoration of Benefactors
111
Negotiations After a Feast
118
An Hour of Pride
127
Were All Alone
132
Result of an Anxiety
135
A Nice Little Party
141
The Depth of Ambition
148
Propaganda
154
The Scent of Acacia
160
Affliction
167
Argument in the Summer Twilight
174
That Which Dies Last
235
Obligations of Love
243
Crawford Behaves Sensibly
252
Visit to an Authority
258
Six Nights to Go
266
A Cave is Formed
272
MORNING IN THE CHAPEL
277
A Group Talks Till the Morning
279
I Have Had a Disappointing Life
285
Two Cigars in the Combination Room
292
The Last Night
297
Each is Alone
305
Deeper Than Shame
312
The Election
318
The Master Presides
326
REFLECTIONS ON THE COLLEGE PAST
331
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