WEST, Morris (Langlo)

WEST, Morris (Langlo)
   Australian novelist, in his early years a lay monk, and best known for novels like The Devil's Advocate (1959). In The Navigator (1976) a lost ISLAND is found in the South Pacific, and a UTOPIAN community is founded there. The Clowns of God (1981), set at the end of the century, deals in apocalyptic terms with a Pope convinced that the Second Coming is nigh.

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  • West, Morris Langlo — ▪ 2000       Australian writer (b. April 26, 1916, Melbourne, Australia d. Oct. 9, 1999, Sydney, Australia), was the internationally known author of some 30 books some of the early ones published under an assortment of pseudonyms which sold more… …   Universalium

  • West, Morris — ▪ Australian writer in full  Morris Langlo West  born April 26, 1916, Melbourne, Vic., Australia died Oct. 9, 1999, Sydney       Australian novelist noted for such best sellers as The Devil s Advocate (1959) and The Shoes of the Fisherman (1963) …   Universalium

  • West, Morris — pseud. di W., M. Langlo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Morris West — AO Morris West Born Morris Langlo West 26 April 1916(1916 04 26) St. Kilda, Victoria Died 9 October 1999(1999 10 09) (aged 83) …   Wikipedia

  • Morris West — (1916 1999), escritor australiano, autor de Las sandalias del pescador entre otras novelas. Morris Langlo West (nació el 26 de abril de 1916; murió el 9 de octubre de 1999) fue un escritor australiano. Morris West se hizo famoso con la tetralogía …   Wikipedia Español

  • Morris L. West — Morris Langlo West (* 26. April 1916 in St Kilda, Australien; † 9. Oktober 1999 in Sydney) war ein australischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Auszeichnungen 3 Ehrendoktorate …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • West — I. /wɛst/ (say west) noun 1. John, 1809–73, Australian Congregational ecclesiastic, writer, and newspaper editor, born in England. 2. Mae, 1892–1980, US film star. 3. Morris Langlo, 1916–99, Australian novelist; works include The Devil s Advocate …   Australian English dictionary

  • Langlo River — Langlo RiverVorlage:Infobox Fluss/GKZ fehlt Lage Queensland (Australien) Flusssystem Murray River Abfluss über Warrego River → Darl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • West — [vɛst], [vɛst] <ohne Artikelwort, nicht flektierbar>: Westen: der Wind kommt aus, von West; Menschen aus Ost und West kommen zusammen. * * * Wẹst I 〈ohne Artikel; Abk.: W〉 = Westen ● Stuttgart West II 〈m. 1; poet.〉 Westwind ● es wehte ein… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • W., M. Langlo — vero nome di West, Morris …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

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