Catastrophe Practice
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Catastrophe Practice (Catastrophe Practice #1)

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  1 review
-- First paperback edition.
-- Nicholas Mosley's exploration into the patterns which govern life and the necessary catastrophes (mental and physical) which shatter complacency and lead to progress.
-- Mosley is the author of a dozen novels and half a dozen works of nonfiction -- including a biography of his father, Sir Oswald Mosley, the notorious leader of the British fasci...more
Paperback, 342 pages
Published January 31st 2001 by Dalkey Archive Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 49)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Greg
The kind of book that makes me feel dumb, like I should be getting something more out of it but instead I'm just missing it. Interesting but maybe a little too experimental.
Sogdiana
Sogdiana marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2014
Nicola
Nicola marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2014
Mary
Mary marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2014
Stanton
Stanton marked it as to-read
Feb 26, 2014
C Hills
C Hills marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2014
Nicholas Pappas
Nicholas Pappas marked it as to-read
Jan 09, 2014
Thulu
Thulu marked it as to-read
Dec 07, 2013
Denise Anderson
Denise Anderson marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2013
Jim
Jim marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2013
Gert de Cooman
Gert de Cooman marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2013
Andy Edie
Andy Edie marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2013
Mary Wk
Mary Wk marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2013
Jur
Jur marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2013
Hoyadaisy
Hoyadaisy marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2013
needsmorebooks
needsmorebooks marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2013
Alec
Alec marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2013
Dahlia
Dahlia marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2013
Jonathan
Jonathan marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2013
Jason Manford
Jason Manford marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2013
Mike
Mike marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2013
John
John marked it as to-read
May 29, 2013
Kelly O'Dowd
Kelly O'Dowd marked it as to-read
May 21, 2013
Martin
Martin marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2013
Uberkosmosik
Uberkosmosik marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
85345
Nicholas Mosley was born in London on June 25, 1923 and was educated at Eton and Oxford. He served in Italy during World War II, and published his first novel, Spaces of the Dark, in 1951. His book Hopeful Monsters won the 1990 Whitbread Award.

Mosley is also the author of several works of nonfiction, most notably the autobiography Efforts at Truth and a biography of his father, Sir Oswald Mosley,...more
More about Nicholas Mosley...
Hopeful Monsters Impossible Object The Hesperides Tree Accident Imago Bird

Share This Book