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Published by Patten in Penzance .
Written in English


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StatementRoy Lewis.
The Physical Object
Pagination205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15206336M
ISBN 101872229204
OCLC/WorldCa60122148

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: The Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: First edition, first printing. Laid in is a letter from the author to Jessica Mann (the book came from her late husband's library). Near fine with dusty top edge in near fine dustjacket. Lewis, [Ernest Michael] Roy (). The Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: An Historical ce, Eng.: The Patten Press. L. Satirical alternative history in which socialism won in the revolutions of followed, at the end of the novel, by a counter-revolution in the s that establishes the rule of the market. Title:The Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd. Author:Roy Lewis. Publisher: First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By The Patten Press Penzance Cornwall (See Pictures). : Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: An Historical Tease: Lewis, Roy: Patten PressAuthor: Roy Lewis.

Others, however, did not see this as so dreadful. Shelley cheered on the Luddites, and the radical aristocrat, Lord Byron, chose in his maiden speech to the House of Lords in to condemn a bill making frame-breaking punishable by death. "Down with all Kings but King Ludd", he wrote in one poem. The Luddite protest was not futile. Lludd and Llefelys (Welsh: Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys) is a Middle Welsh prose tale written down in the 12th or 13th century; it was included in the Mabinogion by Lady Charlotte Guest in the 19th century. It tells of the Welsh hero Lludd Llaw Eraint, best known as King Lud son of Heli in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae, and his brother Llefelys. Buy Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: An Historical Tease by Roy Lewis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Roy Lewis. The Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: An Historical Tease (); translated into French, Italian and Spanish under titles meaning 'The true history of the last Socialist king' () A Walk with Mr Gladstone (); translated into French as Mr Gladstone et la demi-mondaine () Cock of the Walk: A Mid-Victorian Rumpus () See also.

Review The Extraordinary Reign of King Ludd: an historical tease Prime Lit E se le cose fossero andate in un altro modo Se in un momento cruciale avessero preso un corso diverso Domande che qualsiasi persona ragionevole si pone ogni volta che tocca quella strana, impalpabile materia che si chiama Storia Roy Lewis l ha affrontata in questo rom. King Ludd was a king in Britain, and in another book we learn that he was a brother of Cassevelaunis, who fought against Julius Caesar, so from that we can judge of the time in which he reigned. "King Ludd," we are told in The Mabinogion, "ruled prosperously and rebuilt the walls of London, and encompassed it about with numberless towers. Editions for La vera storia dell'ultimo re socialista: (Paperback published in ), (), (published in ), The blue lyrics book includes, on p a press release for The Man Whose Head Expanded/Ludd Gang. It says: LUDD GANG is a rang against tastelessness, including those who slash and aggravate on the ROCK N ROLL GREATS nerves, even if they are dead. It is respectfully dedicated to the Bluecaps.