Rules of the Game; Beyond the Pale: Memoirs of Sir Oswald Mosley and Family (2020)

Rules of the Game Beyond the Pale Memoirs of Sir Oswald Mosley and Family Once known as the most hated man in England Sir Oswald Mosley is an intriguing and infamous figure in British politics Rich and aristocratic Mosley began his political career within the fo
  • Title: Rules of the Game; Beyond the Pale: Memoirs of Sir Oswald Mosley and Family
  • Author: Nicholas Mosley
  • ISBN: 9780916583750
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rules of the Game; Beyond the Pale: Memoirs of Sir Oswald Mosley and Family
    Once known as the most hated man in England, Sir Oswald Mosley 1896 1980 is an intriguing and infamous figure in British politics Rich and aristocratic, Mosley began his political career within the fold of the smart international set married to Cynthia Curzon, Tom and Cimmie counted among their friends Ramsay MacDonald, Winston Churchill, the Sitwells, and the BelgiaOnce known as the most hated man in England, Sir Oswald Mosley 1896 1980 is an intriguing and infamous figure in British politics Rich and aristocratic, Mosley began his political career within the fold of the smart international set married to Cynthia Curzon, Tom and Cimmie counted among their friends Ramsay MacDonald, Winston Churchill, the Sitwells, and the Belgian royal family Moving from within the fold to beyond the pale, Mosley switched from the Conservative party to Labour in protest against governmental brutality in Ireland, and then, in contempt of Labour s broken campaign promises, founded the British Union of Fascists Although still moving in aristocratic circles, Mosley s fascist activities finally led to his imprisonment in 1940 Throughout his stormy career Mosley preserved his taste for the elegant pursuits of a country gentleman his warm correspondence with his son shows his interest in philosophy and literature It was perhaps because he managed to embrace so many opposites at once that he appeared in old age so serene, and that he continues to fascinate us Finally, this is also the autobiography of his son, distinguished novelist Nicholas Mosley, and his movement from worshipful adulation, to estrangement, to reconciliation and understanding of his remarkable father.
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    One Reply to “Rules of the Game; Beyond the Pale: Memoirs of Sir Oswald Mosley and Family”

    1. Academic historians are understandably dubious of memoirs, and of biographical accounts of controversial figures written by family members, and it is surely wise to take this account of the life of the founder of the British Union of Fascists, written by his son, with a healthy dose of salt However, the book succeeds in part because Nicholas Mosley does not claim to be writing a definitive history of British fascism, but rather a subjective view of a man who is rarely viewed with sympathy or rea [...]

    2. Nicholas Mosley does a good job of impartially dealing with his father However, you can tell he worshiped him as Nicholas mother Cimmie and her sisters did, too.

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