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Published by The Folio Society in London .
Written in English

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StatementW. Stanley Moss ; Introduction by M.R.D. Foot ; Prologue and epilogue by Iain Moncrieffe ; Afterword by Patrick Leigh Fermor.
ContributionsFoot, M.R.D., Moncrieffe, Iain., Fermor, Patrick Leigh, 1915-
The Physical Object
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21767041M

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If you are into books about (Victorian) England, politics, intrigues, fairie courts, William Shakespeare etc. there is a mighty big chance you might enjoy "Ill Met by Moonlight". The reason why I couldn't finish it was my impatience - sometimes the characters "thought" too much/5. It takes a lot of guts to write a novel about William Shakespeare, and Sarah A. Hoyt has what it takes. The deed inherently invites comparison, and of course Ill Met by Moonlight falls short of the work of the greatest writer in the English language. However, the prose is solid; the story lines are involving, tough-minded, and sexually charged; the characters are interesting and sympathetic; and echoes of /5(31). Grace is more effective in letting us learn about the other characters than writing in the third person, as the author did for the first book, The Strangled Witness. Grace doesn't hesitate to give the reader her opinion of those around her/5(3).   Among her popular Baen titles are The Fire Rose, The Lark and the Wren, The Shadow of the Lion (with Eric Flint and Dave Freer) and This Scepter¿d Isle, the prequel to Ill Met by Moonlight, written in collaboration with Roberta Gellis /5(21).

History buffs, admirers of the actor Dirk Bogard and fans of Patrick Leigh Fermor, whose book inspired the film, will be thrilled to find a copy of the movie "Ill Met By Moonlight". The story features British and Cretan resistance fighters in World War II and was filmed in Crete/5(). Again in ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT, co-authors Mercedes Lackey and Roberta Gellis have given us an irresistibly readable historical fantasy. Rich writing enhances the adventure and winds it /5. "Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania," is the Fairy King Oberon's first line in A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy play written by William Shakespeare, which also deals with a person (Bottom) who is transformed (at least partially) into an animal. There is also a WW2 book with this name, later made into a film starring Dirk on: Falkreath. Ill Met By Moonlight book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. File it under the Mummy Case, Effie.A blackmail scheme ends with mu 4/5(36).

Ill Met by Moonlight These pictures are from the book by William Stanley Moss which documented the famous abduction of the commander of German forces in Crete, General Heinrich Kreipe. They show the development of the story from the planning stage, the ‘abduction gang’ selection, and pictures taken during the escape with the General to the south coast and freedom.   Ill Met By Moonlight is the gripping account of the audacious World War II abduction of a German general from the island of Crete. British special forces officers W. Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh Fermor, together with a small band of Cretan partisans, kidnapped the general, then evaded numerous German checkpoints and patrols for nearly three 5/5(1).   ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT (an allusion to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; the British commandos on Crete took their code names from Shakespeare) is a great book in any format; this edition gives the heroic narrative a worthy cover, paper, type, and photographs. An excellent value and excellent service/5(84). William Shakespeare — ‘Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania’ Girl From the North Country 1, books view quotes: PM. Allessa 1, books view quotes: PM. Jessie books view quotes: AM. Danielle's Books books view quotes: PM.