The wind cannot read by Mason, Richard

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London [etc.] .

Written in English

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Statement[by] Richard Mason.
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20906244M
ISBN 100340238178
OCLC/WorldCa16484437

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Mason wrote The Wind Cannot Read which was finished during the Burma Campaign; The Shadow and the Peak (filmed as Passionate Summer, starring Dirk Bogarde); and The Fever Tree, a story of espionage set in India and Nepal.

His experiences while living in Hong Kong inspired him to write The World of Suzie Wong/5. The Wind Cannot Read has a special evocation for me because it was set in India - during World War II.

The film with Derek Bogarde probably cannot be improved upon but it can be updated and the racial sibboleths re-examined.

The film of Daphne Du Maurier's The Scapegoat was recently remade and it is so much better than the version /5(13). The Wind Cannot Read. A Novel Hardcover – January 1, by/5(13). A poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Michael Quinn, an English airman, who falls in love with Sabby, his.

The Wind Cannot Read is a tearful British star crossed romance effort set against the backdrop of World War II. RAF officer Dirk Bogarde is assigned to learn Japanese in order to interrogate 5/5(1). Buy Wind Cannot Read New edition by Mason, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). During World War II, the beauty Aiko Clarke, was one of the several Japanese who taught at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS).

She was immortalized by one of her students, Richard Mason, the author of The World of Suzie Wong, in his first novel The Wind Cannot Read/10().

Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys PrizeA poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Michael Quinn, an English airman, who falls in love with Sabby, his Japanese teacher, in India during the Second World War. Synopsis Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.

A poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Michael Quinn, an English airman, who falls in love with Sabby, his Japanese teacher, in India during the Second World War."Enemies" in the eyes of his friends and fellow soldiers, they must keep their romance a secret in the face of.

Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. A poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Michael Quinn, an English airman, who falls in love with Sabby, his Japanese teacher, in India during the Second World War."Enemies" in the eyes of his friends and fellow soldiers, they must keep their romance a secret in the face of great danger.

Editions for The Wind Cannot Read: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (published in ), (Kindle Edit. Read "The Wind Cannot Read" by Richard Mason available from Rakuten Kobo. Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize A poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Mi.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Complete and unabridged. "First published in by The Book Society, Ltd., in. The Wind Cannot Read is a British drama film directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde, Yoko Tani, Ronald Lewis and John Fraser.

It was based on a novel by Richard Mason. The movie's title, "The Wind Cannot Read," supposedly comes from an old Japanese proverb: "The sign says, 'Do not pick these blossoms,' but the wind cannot read." I'll buy it.

The blossom here is the ingratiating Yoko Tani, the picker is Dirk Bogarde, the wind is love, and the sign is Tani's increasingly severe headaches. Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. A poignant novel of forbidden love, The Wind Cannot Read is the story of Michael Quinn, an English airman, who falls in love with Sabby, his Japanese teacher, in India during the Second World War."Enemies" in the eyes of his friends and fellow soldiers, they must keep their romance a secret in the face of great s: Directed by Ralph Thomas.

With Dirk Bogarde, Yôko Tani, Ronald Lewis, John Fraser. During World War II, Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn (Sir Dirk Bogarde), a British officer stationed in Asia, is recruited by Army Intelligence, is tasked with learning Japanese to interrogate Japanese P.O.W.s and he falls in love with his pretty Japanese teacher "Sabby" (Suzuki San) (Yôko Tani).

The Shadow of the Wind is a novel that Ive heard so many positive things about for several years; it is one of those books thats often recommended by readers, regardless of their main An astonishingly engaging story within a story type of novel; the passion for books and reading introduced in the first chapter was just an appetizer before all /5(K).

The Wind Cannot Read Richard Mason's novel shapes up as a useful romantic drama. The pic is a love story [set in India in ] told against a Burma war background.

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