In 1908, Grahame retired from his position as secretary of the Bank of England.
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They waited patiently for what seemed a very long time, stamping in the snow to keep their feet warm. At last they heard the sound of slow shuffling footsteps approaching the door. For others the asperities, the stubborn endurance, or the clash of actual conflict, that went with Nature in the rough; he must be wise, must keep to the pleasant places in which his lines were laid and which held adventure enough, in their way, to last for a lifetime. About The Wind in the Willows - Chapter 4: Mr. Badger. See here for a description of the work as whole.
Wind in the Willows is an elegant parable about class struggle, about the dangers of decadant in the face of powerful revolutionary forces. There are maybe four generations in the This book was written in 1908, when the world was being shaken by the newly self-confident masses. Women were propagandising for the vote; the Irish were demanding Home Rule; the Trade Unions were showing their strength. A spectre was haunting Europe, and particularly England. Kenneth Grahame had already established himself as a talented writer, and had considerable literary success in the 1890s. He regularly published stories in literary magazines. These stories about a family of parentless children, were collected in one volume called The Golden Age in 1895.
ГлавнаяЗарубежная классикаKenneth GrahameThe Wind in the Willows. Уменьшить шрифт (-) Увеличить шрифт (+). Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows. THE Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home. Jumping off all his four legs at once, in the joy of living and the delight of spring without its cleaning, he pursued his way across the meadow till he reached the hedge on the further side. Hold up!" said an elderly rabbit at the gap. "Sixpence for the privilege of passing by the private road!" He was bowled over in an instant by the impatient and contemptuous Mole, who trotted along the side of the hedge chaffing the other rabbits as they peeped hurriedly from their holes to see what the row was about
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The Rat was sitting on the river bank, singing a little song. He had just composed it himself, so he was very taken up with it, and would not pay proper attention to Mole or anything else. Since early morning he had been swimming in the river, in company with his friends, the ducks
|A1||The River Bank|
|A2||The Open Road|
|B1||The Wild Wood|
|C1||Mr. Toad's Adventures|
|D1||The Further Adventures Of Toad|
|D2||The Return Of Ulysses|
- Adapted By, Producer – Toby Robertson
- Directed By, Supervised By, Recorded By [Recording Director] – Harley J. Usill
- Engineer – Michael Mailes
- Illustration – E. H. Shepard*
- Liner Notes [Text] – Harley J. Usill
- Vocals – Boys From University College School
- Voice Actor [Badger] – Tony Church
- Voice Actor [Bargewoman, Other Voices] – Vivienne Chatterton
- Voice Actor [Gaoler's Daughter, Other Voices] – Janette Richer
- Voice Actor [Mole] – Richard Goolden
- Voice Actor [Mr. Toad] – Norman Shelley
- Voice Actor [Other Voices] – Gary Watson
- Voice Actor [Otter, Other Voices] – Deryck Guyler
- Voice Actor [Ratty] – Frank Duncan
- Voice Actor [The Storyteller, Other Voices] – Patrick Wymark
- Voice Actor [Washerwoman, Other Voices] – Jocelyn Page
- Written-By – Kenneth Grahame
Notes"An ARGO recording, released for its members in Australia by World Record Club."
Back cover text:
The field mice carol was sung by boys from University College School
Toad's cars were stolen from the Montagu Motor Museum
Toad's trains were provided by Transacord Limited.
The coloured illustrations by E. H. Shepard on the record sleeves are reproduced by kind permission of the publishers, Methuen and Company Limited.
The songs sung by Ratty, Toad and the field mice are published by Chappell and Company Limited.
Australian WRC pressing, sourced from original stampers and featuring unique sleeve art. The LPs were issued in separate sleeves - not available separately. "R 05547" and "R 05548" on sleeve, "R-05547" and "R-05548" on labels. Two pressings exist, this one with yellow and blue sleeves, the other in plum. This one, with more colour, is likely to be the first.
World Record Club: Registered Office - 605 Camberwell Road, Hartwell, Victoria, 3124.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1 label): ZRG2201
- Matrix / Runout (Side 2 label): ZRG2202
- Matrix / Runout (Side 3 label): ZRG2203
- Matrix / Runout (Side 4 label): ZRG2204
- Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout - stamped): ZRG 2201
- Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout - stamped): ZRG 2202
- Matrix / Runout (Side 3 runout - stamped): ZRG 2203
- Matrix / Runout (Side 4 runout - stamped): ZRG 2204
|OSA1216||Kenneth Grahame||The Wind In The Willows (2xLP, Album + Box, Album)||London Records||OSA1216||US||1960|
|ZTA 505-6||Kenneth Grahame||The Wind In The Willows (2xLP, RE + Box)||Argo||ZTA 505-6||UK||Unknown|
|R-05547, R-05548, R 05547, R 05548||Kenneth Grahame||The Wind In The Willows (2xLP, Album, Club, RE)||World Record Club, World Record Club, World Record Club, World Record Club||R-05547, R-05548, R 05547, R 05548||Australia||1980|
Performer: Kenneth Grahame
Title: The Wind In The Willows
Date of release: 1979
Size MP3: 1888 mb
Size FLAC: 1524 mb
Rating: 4.3 / 5
Other Formats: MP2 AA AC3 FLAC AHX WMA WAV