Results 1 – 12 of 32 Migrations, myth and magic from the Gilbert Islands: early writings of Sir Arthur Grimble;. by Grimble, Arthur Francis Grimble, Rosemary. Sir Arthur Grimble: Oceanic literature: The role of the author: Return to the Islands (), Sir Arthur Grimble vividly relates how oral poems were composed in. Arthur Grimble (–). Writer. + Add or change photo on IMDbPro». Contribute to IMDb. Add a bio, trivia, and more. Update information for Arthur Grimble.

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This is not an easy book artur find, but it’s worth the read if you do encounter it. He then went to France and Germany for postgraduate studies. The islands and their issues have changed in myriads of ways in the century since Arthur Grimble served there. I read this for my O Level English Lit exam at school.

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Arthur Grimble paints a picture of a society and way of life that is now all but gone. Grimble, Arthur Overview.

He writes about them with interest and sympathy, telling all kinds of tales against himself aethur the attitudes of the colonial system. Octopus hunts, tiger sharks, lend a note of adventure while the history and industry of this area are not altogether ignored.

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Oct 20, Bob Newman rated it it was amazing. It is an enjoyable read because Arthur Grimble enjoyed and valued the people who made up his protectorate. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

Such a practice would, I think, improve the present-day please excuse the pun British Christmas atthur end. What stands out again very clearly in this inspiring book is the charm, the humour and the childlike sincerity of the Gilbertese; the courage, modesty and humanity of the author; and their mutual trust and love.

A pattern of islands by Arthur Grimble Book editions published between and in 8 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide “The funny, charming artyur self-deprecating adventure story of a young man in the Pacific.

SO, are any of you other appreciators of his book interested in joining me? Adrienne marked it as to-read Nov 03, Rachel marked it as to-read Dec 03, You’ve successfully reported this review.

It was old fashioned, even in the 70s and, as a mature adult, I discovered a trimble in a second hand shop. Anna added it Apr 05, Steve rated it it was amazing Dec 16, For a longer review in Italian, please read arrhur post on my blog: Christopher Morgan marked it as to-read May 22, The Girl in the Spider’s Web.


I became interested in the islands from my mother who was born there and spent some time there as a teenager. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Governor of the Windward Islands 18 Grimle — But that is another story.

Grimble, Arthur 1888-1956

Aug 04, Daniel Foster rated it it was arthjr. Most widely held works about Arthur Grimble. Be the first to ask a question about Return To The Islands.

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