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❦ The Wind in the Willows  free download ➜ Author Kenneth Grahame – Dcrjservices.co.uk chapter 1 The Wind in the Willows , meaning The Wind in the Willows , genre The Wind in the Willows , book cover The Wind in the Willows , flies The Wind in the Willows , The Wind in the Willows 0bd23cf9aae59 One Of The Most Celebrated Works Of Classic Literature For ChildrenMeet Little Mole, Willful Ratty, Badger The Perennial Bachelor, And Petulant Toad Over One Hundred Years Since Their First Appearance In 1908, They Ve Become Emblematic Archetypes Of Eccentricity, Folly, And Friendship And Their Misadventures In Gypsy Caravans, Stolen Sports Cars, And Their Wild Wood Continue To Capture Readers Imaginations And Warm Their Hearts Long After They Grow Up Begun As A Series Of Letters From Kenneth Grahame To His Son, The Wind In The Willows Is A Timeless Tale Of Animal Cunning And Human Camaraderie This Penguin Classics Edition Features An Appendix Of The Letters In Which Grahame First Related The Exploits Of Toad.


10 thoughts on “The Wind in the Willows

  1. says:

    So fun and whimsical


  2. says:

    Trying to review The Wind in the Willows is a strange undertaking In the introduction to my copy, A A Milne wrote One can argue over the merits of most books one does not argue about The Wind in the Willows The young man gives it to the girl with whom he is in love, and if she does not like it, he asks her to return his letters The old man tries it on his nephew, and alters his will accordingly When you sit down to read it, don t be so ridiculous as to suppose you are sitting in Trying to review The Wind in the Willows is a strange undertaking In the introduction to my copy, A A Milne wrote One can argue over the merits of most books one does not argue about The Wind in the Willows The young man gives it to the girl with whom he is in love, and if she does not like it, he asks her to return his letters The old man tries it on his nephew, and alters his will accordingly When you sit down to read it, don t be so ridiculous as to suppose you are sitting in judgment on my taste, or on the art of Kenneth Grahame You are merely sitting in judgment on yourself You may be worthy I don t know But it is you who are on trial Milne s comments may seem overly grave, especially to those familiar with Grahame s lighthearted, whimsical, occasion...


  3. says:

    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 Socialism theatened A spectre was haunting Europe, and particularly England Wind in the Willows is an ...


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    PART TWO OF PETER JACKSON S THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS CONCLUSIONNight Toad Hall, interior STEPHEN FRY as TOAD and ORLANDO BLOOM as BADGER are in the middle of a wild mel e with numerous STOATS and WEASELS BADGER It s no good, Toad There s too many of themWith a blow of his cudgel, he knocks a WEASEL into the open fire TOAD We can hold them off, Badger old chapEVANGELINE LILLY as a HOT BADGER BABE crashes through the window and lands next to them BADGERChoked with emotionYou ca PART TWO OF PETER JACKSON S THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS CONCLUSIONNight Toad Hall, interior STEPHEN FRY as TOAD and ORLANDO BLOOM as BADGER are in the middle of a wild mel e with numerous STOATS and WEASELS BADGER It s no good, Toad There s too many of themWith a blow of his cudgel, he knocks a WEASEL into the open fire TOAD We can hold them off, Badger old chapEVANGELINE LILLY as a HOT BADGER BABE crashes through ...


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    An Edwardian children s book that ends with the reimposition by force of the traditional squirearchical social order on the upstart lower orders as represented by Weasels, Stoats and Ferrets.It is a through introduction to traditional British conservatism, of the Country Life rather than the Economist variety, for children with a side order of mild paganism As such is an unwitting counterpoint to The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.As with How to Read Donald Duck, once you look at it and shrug An Edwardian children s book that ends with the reimposition by force of the traditional squirearchical social order on the upstart lower orders as represented by Weasels, Stoats and Ferrets.It is a through introduction to traditional British conservatism, of the Country Life rather than the Economist variety, for children with a side order of mild paganism As such is an unwitting counterpoint to The Ragged Trousered Ph...


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    Some of the best children s classics have started with an adult inventing stories to tell to a childAlice s Adventures in Wonderland , Winnie the Pooh , Peter Panand evenWatership Downall began this way, as did many others The Wind in the Willows is another such Like them, it is a novel which can be read on many levels, and arguably has a hidden subtext And like some others, its writing was prompted by a family tragedy.Kenneth Grahame had already established himself as a talented w Some of the best children s classics have started with an adult inventing stories to tell to a childAlice s Adventures in Wonderland , Winnie the Pooh , Peter Panand evenWatership Downall began this way, as did many others The Wind in the Willows is another such Like them, it is a novel which can be read on many levels, and arguably has a hidden subtext And like some others, its writing was prompted by a family tragedy.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 calledThe Golden Agein 1895 He followed this up in 1898 withDream D...


  7. says:

    A genuinely refreshing little romp through tunnels and pastures Zen is something that s somehow very surprisingly reached This is the ultimate impression the reader is left with.Outstanding, engaging andfun than Aesop s menagerie, it moralizes vaguely on fidelity, the value of friendships associations The final sentence even addresses finally the main target audience the lil tykes and treasured ones and even sustains with the theory that looks may be deceiving t A genuinely refreshing little romp through tunnels and pastures Zen is something that s somehow very surprisingly reached This is the ultimate impression the reader is left with.Outstanding, engaging andfun than Aesop s menagerie, it moralizes vaguely on fidelity, the value of friendships associations The final sentence even addresses finally the main target audie...


  8. says:

    Lavishly described meandering adventures of the mild nature The Wind in the Willows has an intrinsically English flavor The characters are happy to live their ordinary lives with only a hint of interest in the wider world Too strong of an adventurous spiritedness is considered uncouth Such hearty frivolity as Toad s is frowned upon to the utmost Unfortunately this goes for the author, too Kenneth Grahame s plots are not terribly gripping due to their lack of depth He seems pleased rather Lavishly described meandering adventures of the mild nature The Wind in the Willows has an intrinsically English flavor The characters are happy to live their ordinary lives with only a hint of interest in the wider world Too strong of an adventurous spiritedness is considered uncouth Such hearty frivolity as Toad s is frowned upon to the utmost Unfortunately this goes for the author, too Kenneth Grahame s p...


  9. says:

    This is one of those books I want to love I REALLY, really want to love this book I ve read so many essays by book lovers who have fond, childhood memories of being read this by their father, or who ushered in spring each year by taking this book to a grassy field and reading this in the first warm breezes of May I want to find the tea and boating and wooded English countryside to be slow yet sonoriously comforting, like a Bach cello suite or a warm cup of cider on a cool April night But I j This is one of those books I want to love I REALLY, r...


  10. says:

    They don t write books like The Wind in the Willows any Today s books for children are sly rhymes, action and social engineering Wind belongs to an older,innocent time when even accomplished men such as Kenneth Grahame, A A Milne and J R R Tolkien invented stories for their children Stories which over the years became classics of literature Wind isn t a fairy tale so much as it s life told for those who will inherit it Told by those who love the inheritors.Even if you ve read They don t write books like The Wind in the Willows any Today s books for children are sly rhymes, action and social engineering Wind belongs to an older,innocent time when even acc...