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The Monocled Mutineer

William Allison

The Monocled Mutineer

by William Allison

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Published by ISIS Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Military,
  • Military - General,
  • Audio - Autobiography / Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRaymond Sawyer (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8969625M
    ISBN 101850896402
    ISBN 109781850896401
    OCLC/WorldCa25531670

      At first, Bleasdale turned down the request to adapt the historical book The Monocled Mutineer, which at had prompted questions in parliament about the notorious Etaples camp in northern France. A BBC1 television series, also entitled The Monocled Mutineer, was adapted from the book, and caused some controversy at the time of its first transmission in , being used by the press to attack the BBC for left-wing bias. Some advertising material issued to promote the series inadvisedly claimed that it was a "true-life story".

      The Monocled Mutineer remains one of the must-watch TV series ever produced by the BBC, and one of the most pivotal and polished from the s (not bad for a decade that also brought us Edge of Darkness) it boasts a central performance from Paul McGann as the anti-hero Toplis who takes the notes Bleasdale gave him to play it as a cross between Cool Hand .   Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. The Monocled Mutineer by William Allison, John Fairley. Paperback (Second Edition, Second edition) $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : William Allison.

    'The Monocled Mutineer' became a national sensation when it was made into an acclaimed, and controversial, BBC drama in , starring Paul McGann. 'The Monocled Mutineer' asks was Percy Toplis an anti establishment hero? What made the monocled mutineer the most wanted man in Britain?. Seller Inventory #   Controversy has raged about the authenticity of the story since the publication of the book, `The Monocled Mutineer’ in Written by journalists William Allison and John Fairley, the book claimed to reveal the truth about the infamous mutiny at Etaples, France in – which it described as one of the British Army’s most shameful.


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Percy Toplis, the Monocled Mutineer mentioned in this book, was a British soldier during World War I that would go AWOL and fight against authorities during his fighting career. What we learn here, though, is that a few years before, Toplis was involved in a mutiny called I got this book as a review copy from Souvenir Press in exchange for an /5.

Buy The Monocled Mutineer 2nd Revised edition by John Fairley, William Allison (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(11). I came across The Monocled Mutineer book Monocled Mutineer as the well acclaimed BBC drama starring Paul Mcgann as Percy Topliss, the man who allegedly rebelled against life in the trenches in WW1 and was involved with the obscure mutiny at Etaples.

The BBC drama, however, was necessarily based on this book, so I bought it to read the history/5(14). : The Monocled Mutineer: Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still The Monocled Mutineer book very good shape.

Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Aged book. Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading.

Damaged cover. The cover of is slightly damaged Price Range: $ - $ The Monocled Mutineer TV series follows the rebellion that took place at the notorious Etaples Training Camp in northern France on the eve of "The Battle of Passchendaele" in After the mutiny, the dashing Percy Toplis (Paul McGann) takes flight, dressed as a British officer, soon to embark on a love affair with beautiful young widow, Dorothy, (Cherie Lunghie)/5(9).

The monocled mutineer. Alan Bleasdale, William Allison, John Fairley. Hutchinson, - Drama - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

LibraryThing Review User Review - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing.5/5(1). Buy The Monocled Mutineer New edition by Allison, William, Fairley, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(18). The Monocled Mutineer remains one of the must-watch TV series ever produced by the BBC, and one of the most pivotal and polished from the s (not bad for a decade that also brought us Edge of Darkness) it boasts a central performance from Paul McGann as the anti-hero Toplis who takes the notes Bleasdale gave him to play it as a cross between 5/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bleasdale, Alan. Monocled mutineer. London: Hutchinson, (OCoLC) Named Person: Percy Toplis; Percy Toplis. The Monocled Mutineer, written by John Fairley and William Allison, details World War One's most guarded secret, the ringleader of the Étaples mutiny, Percy Toplis.

In British, New Zealand and Australian troops stationed at the Étaples Training Camp in Northern France protested against the inhuman conditions. The best-selling book behind the BBC Drama 'The Monocled Mutineer', starring Paul McGann as the 'ringleader' of the Étaples Mutiny, Percy Toplis, with a new introduction by John Fairley.

InBritish, New Zealand and Australian troops stationed at the Étaples Training Camp in northern France protested against the inhuman conditions.

The Monocled Mutineer is innocent The infamous con man blamed for a First World War rebellion has been unfairly accused, claims actor who played him on TV By Paul Kelbie. The best-selling book behind the BBC Drama 'The Monocled Mutineer', starring Paul McGann as the 'ringleader' of the Étaples Mutiny, Percy Toplis, with a new introduction by John Fairley.

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The first part of The Monocled Mutineer was shown on 31 August The four-part drama, written by Alan Bleasdale, was adapted from a book by William Allison and John Fairley. It. When I was asked if I would read and review a revised edition of The Monocled Mutineer by John Fairley and William Allison, the book on which the BBC TV series was based I was immediately interested as I had watched the TV series.

Description from the Press Release: In British, New Zealand and Australian troops. With Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf. During World War I, Percy Toplis (Paul McGann), a deserter from the British Army, plays a major role in the Étaples Mutiny in September / The Monocled Mutineer has the reputation of being one of the most controversial programs to have ever been made for British television.

Based on the novel by writers William Allison and William Allison, this series details the life of Percy Tolpis, rogue and master of disguise, and his supposed involvement in the mutiny at the Etaples training camp in France in.

The Monocled Mutineer. William Allison, John Fairley. Quartet Books, - Etaples mutiny, - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing.5/5(1). In an interview with Bill Allison for his book, The Monocled Mutineer, Todman describes how this small council of action had held a meeting in a camp canteen the morning of Monday the 10th.

The men wanted the Military Police withdrawn immediately or they would torch the Red Cap compound. As the wooden building sat adjacent to the ammunition. In his most recent review, Josh talks about The Monocled Mutineer, a book he received a review copy of in exchange for an honest review.

Here are his thoughts. You can find Josh at: Josh's.