The Resource The Honeywood settlement, H.B. Creswell, (electronic resource)

The Honeywood settlement, H.B. Creswell, (electronic resource)

Label
The Honeywood settlement
Title
The Honeywood settlement
Statement of responsibility
H.B. Creswell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sequel to The Honeywood File (originally published in 1929, and reissued by Academy Chicago in 2000), it takes the form of an epistolary novel. Some of the great comic characters inhabit the pages of this book, and like all comedy, they contain more than a grain of truth. The book tells, in the form of letters gleaned from an architect's files, the excitements, and disasters of designing and building a large country house, with the painful aftermath of clearing up the defects and haggling over the bill. What makes this book so enjoyable and instructive is the clever interplay of all the diverse characters in the drama, and the author's sagacious and witty running commentary on their performance. The main protagonists are the hapless young architect, James Spinlove; Sir Leslie Brash, his peppery and pompous client; the honest John Grigblay, the builder whose down-to-earth common sense gets the job done despite difficulties. Plus a cast of glorious inventions as Hoochcraft, Potch, Nibnose Rasper, and Beddy Tinge, quantity surveyors
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Creswell, H. B
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Architectural practice
  • Architects and builders
Target audience
adult
Label
The Honeywood settlement, H.B. Creswell, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333907
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780897336628
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333907
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Honeywood settlement, H.B. Creswell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11333907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780897336628
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333907
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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