Beau Geste
Read Online
Share

Beau Geste

  • 424 Want to read
  • ·
  • 63 Currently reading

Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, North

Subjects:

  • France. Armée. Légion étrangère -- Fiction.,
  • Africa, North -- History, Military -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Pamphlet on P.C. Wren (4 p.) inserted.

StatementPercival Christopher Wren ; illustrations by Helen McKie ; afterword by Brian Stableford.
SeriesThe world"s best reading
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.R35 B4 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1124724M
ISBN 100895776324
LC Control Number94066158
OCLC/WorldCa35127847

Download Beau Geste

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Dec 22,  · Beau Geste - Kindle edition by P.C. Wren. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(). Beau Geste is a Paramount Pictures action/adventure film starring Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, and Susan Hayward. Directed and produced by William A. Wellman, the screenplay was adapted by Robert Carson, based on the novel of the same title by P. C. tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com by: Alfred Newman. "Just that," agreed Lawrence. "Of course 'Beau' Geste never stole the sapphire, or anything else; but I suppose, as you say, a document like that ought to go to her and Geste, as their names are mentioned." "Certainly, mon ami. And if the stone has been stolen, the paper might be an invaluable clue to its recovery. Handwriting, for example, a. Dec 18,  · Beau Geste is one of the truly memorable books I've read. I've read a lot of good modern stories by many good contempory authors and enjoyed them, but I find most to be easily forgotten. Beau Gest is one that will stand out through time. A great adventure/5.

First illustrated and first deluxe edition, number of 1, copies signed by the author. Beau Geste was originally published in and it is no coincidence that this edition followed the success of the silent film version of The book is rarely found with the dust jacket preserved. Seller Inventory # Jul 24,  · Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sell her most treasured jewel the mighty "Blue Water" sapphire/10(K). Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, 4th printing, total pages clean tight and unmarked, red top stained pages, Book has three parts, Beau Geste has pages, Beau Sabreur has pages, Beau Ideal has pages, book has full blue cloth covered boards with blind stamped horizontal and vertical lines on the front cover. He is remembered best for Beau Geste, a much-filmed book of involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, and its sequels, Beau Sabreur and Beau Ideal. Born as plain Percy Wren, in Deptford, South London, England, Percy was the son of a schoolmaster.4/5.

Beau, John, and Digby Geste are three inseparable, adventurous brothers who haven been adopted into the wealthy household of Lady Brandon. When money in the uppercrust household grows tight, Lady Brandon is forced to sell her most treasured jewel the mighty "Blue Water" sapphire. Beau Geste Book. by P.C. Wren. NO writing in book. Hardcover Book with Dust tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com Rating: % positive. Get this from a library! Beau geste. [Percival Christopher Wren] -- "When a precious gem disappears and suspicion falls upon the Geste brothers, the three young men join the French Foreign Legion in this ever-popular tale of adventure, courage, and suspense" The story of Beau Geste is known from the Classic Gary Cooper movie and Snoopy's reenactments of it in the Peanuts strip, but the original novel is well worth reading. It is brilliantly-plotted, exciting, and engaging. Besides dramatic scenes, it includes many delightful turns of phrase. So, it's a good book. But this reading is exceptional.