Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan


Born
in Bromley, Kent, England, The United Kingdom
January 22, 1894

Died
February 06, 1958

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Charles Langbridge Morgan was a playwright and novelist of English and Welsh parentage. The main themes of his work were, as he himself put it, "Art, Love, and Death", and the relation between them. Themes of individual novels range from the paradoxes of freedom (The Voyage, The River Line), through passionate love seen from within (Portrait in a Mirror) and without (A Breeze of Morning), to the conflict of good and evil (The Judge's Story) and the enchanted boundary of death (Sparkenbroke).

Morgan was educated at the Naval Colleges of Osborne and Dartmouth and served as a midshipman in the China Fleet until 1913. On the outbreak of war he was sent with Churchill's Naval Division to the defence of Antwerp. He was interned in Holland which pr
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Average rating: 3.62 · 163 ratings · 28 reviews · 24 distinct works
Sparkenbroke

4.07 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1936 — 10 editions
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The Fountain

3.50 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1932 — 16 editions
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الكاتب وعالمه

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The Judge's Story

3.65 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1947 — 2 editions
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The Voyage

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A Breeze of Morning

3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1953 — 4 editions
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Portrait in a Mirror

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1929 — 4 editions
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The Burning Glass

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The River Line

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Challenge to Venus

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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More books by Charles Morgan…
“There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved.”
Charles Morgan

“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.”
Charles Morgan

“It is not by great acts but by small failures that freedom dies. The sense of justice dies slowly in a people.
They grow used to the unthinkable,
and sometimes they may look back and even wonder when things changed. They
will not find a day or a time or a place. Justice and liberty die quietly, because men first learn
to ignore injustice and then no longer recognize it.”
Charles Morgan