Free Download [Philosophy Book] ☆ Tainted by Experience - by John Drummond ✓


  • Title: Tainted by Experience
  • Author: John Drummond
  • ISBN: 9780571209224
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Paperback

  • Sir John Drummond, former Director of the Promenade Concerts and Controller of BBC Radio 3, is widely known for his commitment to the arts of thetwentieth century, and for his outspoken views on people and institutions Now for the first time he relates his career to his childhood and early years and reveals the origins of his unshakeable belief in the importance of the arSir John Drummond, former Director of the Promenade Concerts and Controller of BBC Radio 3, is widely known for his commitment to the arts of thetwentieth century, and for his outspoken views on people and institutions Now for the first time he relates his career to his childhood and early years and reveals the origins of his unshakeable belief in the importance of the arts It was one of John Birt s associates at the BBC in the early 1990s, who, questioning whether Drummond s opinions were worth listening to, called him Tainted by Experience Drummond took up the accusation with alacrity, partly out of irony but also because it shows clearly one of the great problems of today, the refusal to accept that experience has any value.Drummond s views have not always endeared him to the authorities or to those with whom he worked, and Tainted by Experience charts his career and the personalities involved in vivid and often controversial detail But through the positions he has held, he has also enjoyed the friendship and support of an extraordinary range of artists musicians, writers, architects, choreographers, actors and directors, who also feature prominently in these highly entertaining and thought provoking memoirs.
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    John Lymington 1911 1983 was born John Newton Chance in London He was a prolific writer of short stories, children s literature, mystery and science fiction novels An obituary in Ansible Link credits Lymington with writing over 150 novels, including 20 SF potboilers , adding that he made a steady income by delivering thrillers to Robert Hale the publisher at a chapter a week.Lymington s first book, Wheels in the Forest, was written in 1935 He also wrote Night of the Big Heat in 1959 Several of his short stories were collected in The Night Spiders in 1964 Pseudonyms used by Lymington throughout his career included John Drummond, David C Newton, Desmond Reid see Sexton Blake and Jonathan Chance Brian Stableford suggested in the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Literature pp 208 that the name Lymington was chosen in a blatant attempt to cash in on John Wyndham s popularity.


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    Jenny Downing
    Fascinating though it was to read about the internal machinations of the BBC I didn't finish the book as my interest was not sufficient to see it through. So many books to read, so little time

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