Ill met by moonlight

by W. Stanley Moss

Publisher: Time-Life in [Alexandria, VA]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 207
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Places:

  • Crete (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Crete.

Subjects:

  • Moss, W. Stanley 1921-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece -- Crete.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • Crete (Greece) -- History -- Occupation, 1941-1945.

Edition Notes

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Afterword by Patrick Leigh Fermor "This amazing story is marvelously well told, in an exuberant, racing style that makes it impossible to lay the book aside once the first page is read."—San Francisco Chronicle Ill Met By Moonlight is the gripping account of the audacious World War II abduction of a German general from. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, London: Harrap, Description: pages, 8 plates: illustrations, maps. Ill Met By Moonlight. 17 likes 1 talking about this. I'll met by moonlight is a dark Faustus-esque neo-noir short film, about a man fighting with madness after the mysterious death of his wife.5/5(1). Book Two. Disability New Adult Audio Comedy Historical Novellas Private Eye Series & Sequels. Ill Met by Moonlight. A Shot in the Dark 2. Comedy Historical Novellas Private Eye Series & Sequels Works in Progress. The XOXO Files. Mummy Dearest. Amateur Sleuth Audio Comedy Holiday Novellas Print Series & Sequels. The All's Fair Series.

Ill Met By Moonlight is a very good film, and I enjoyed it very much. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. mikeillumination. out of 5 stars Probably a very good film but this DVD fails in its faulty use of subtitles. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 August /5().

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Ill Met By Moonlight is the gripping account of the audacious World War II abduction of a German general from the island of Crete. Stanley Moss was a World War II hero and later a best-selling author. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: 6.

(FROM MY BLOG) With my visit to Crete looming in less that two weeks, I just completed a quick re-reading of W.

Stanley Moss's memoir, Ill Met by Moonlight -- his blow by blow account of how he and Patrick Leigh Fermor, as members of the British Special Operations Executive ("SOE"), successfully kidnapped the general in charge of the German occupation of Crete in /5.

If you are into books about (Victorian) England, politics, intrigues, fairie courts, William Shakespeare etc. there is a mighty big chance you might enjoy "Ill Met by Moonlight".

The reason why I couldn't finish it was my impatience - sometimes the characters "thought" too much/5. It takes a lot of guts to write a novel about William Shakespeare, and Sarah A.

Hoyt has what it takes. The deed inherently invites comparison, and of course Ill Met by Moonlight falls short of the work of the greatest writer in the English language.

However, the prose is solid; the story lines are involving, tough-minded, and sexually charged; the characters are interesting and sympathetic; and echoes of /5(31).

Grace is more effective in letting us learn about the other characters than writing in the third person, as the author did for the first book, The Strangled Witness.

Grace doesn't hesitate to give the reader her opinion of those around her/5(3). Among her popular Baen titles are The Fire Rose, The Lark and the Wren, The Shadow of the Lion (with Eric Flint and Dave Freer) and This Scepter¿d Isle, the prequel to Ill Met by Moonlight, written in collaboration with Roberta Gellis /5(21).

History buffs, admirers of the actor Dirk Bogard and fans of Patrick Leigh Fermor, whose book inspired the film, will be thrilled to find a copy of the movie "Ill Met By Moonlight". The story features British and Cretan resistance fighters in World War II and was filmed in Crete/5(). Again in ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT, co-authors Mercedes Lackey and Roberta Gellis have given us an irresistibly readable historical fantasy.

Rich writing enhances the adventure and winds it /5. "Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania," is the Fairy King Oberon's first line in A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy play written by William Shakespeare, which also deals with a person (Bottom) who is transformed (at least partially) into an animal.

There is also a WW2 book with this name, later made into a film starring Dirk on: Falkreath. Ill Met By Moonlight book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. File it under the Mummy Case, Effie.A blackmail scheme ends with mu 4/5(36).

Ill Met by Moonlight These pictures are from the book by William Stanley Moss which documented the famous abduction of the commander of German forces in Crete, General Heinrich Kreipe. They show the development of the story from the planning stage, the ‘abduction gang’ selection, and pictures taken during the escape with the General to the south coast and freedom.

Ill Met By Moonlight is the gripping account of the audacious World War II abduction of a German general from the island of Crete. British special forces officers W.

Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh Fermor, together with a small band of Cretan partisans, kidnapped the general, then evaded numerous German checkpoints and patrols for nearly three 5/5(1). ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT (an allusion to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; the British commandos on Crete took their code names from Shakespeare) is a great book in any format; this edition gives the heroic narrative a worthy cover, paper, type, and photographs.

An excellent value and excellent service/5(84). William Shakespeare — ‘Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania’ Girl From the North Country 1, books view quotes: PM.

Allessa 1, books view quotes: PM. Jessie books view quotes: AM. Danielle's Books books view quotes: PM. The film, which stars Dirk Bogarde and features Marius Goring, David Oxley, and Cyril Cusack, is based on the book Ill Met by Moonlight: The Abduction of General Kreipe by W.

Stanley Moss, which is an account of events during the author's service on Crete during World War II as an agent of the Special Operations Executive (SOE).Music by: Mikis Theodorakis. Ill Met By Moonlight can be started in Falkreath and is one of two quest paths towards becoming a is part of the Daedric Quests.

To start the quest speak to Mathies in the Falkreath. Ill Met by Moonlight (Scepter'd Isle Series #2) England in the sixteenth century: a nation at a fatal fork in time, leading to two possible futures forseen by the Sidhe of Elfhame Avalon.

Either an evil queen will join forces with the Inquisition and rule with a blood-spattered Pages:   Ill Met by Moonlight () is the second novel in the Scepter'd Isle series, following This Scepter'd Isle.

In the previous volume, the child Elizabeth was born of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII. When the child was presented to the court, Harry Fitzhugh was transfixed by her semblance.5/5(5). Ill Met by Moonlight By: Mercedes Lackey, Roberta Gellis. Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.

With Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas. Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo, Egypt to embarrass the occupiers/10(K).

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OBERON, the Fairy King, and his followers enter. On the opposite side of the stage, TITANIA, the Fairy Queen, and her followers enter. How not nice to see you, Titania. What, are you jealous, Oberon?—Fairies, let’s get out of here.

I’ve sworn I’ll never sleep with him or talk to him again. Wait just a minute, you brazen hussy. With grateful thanks to Alan Ogden and Gabriella Bullock for permitting me to share this with you. It is the first extensive attempt at a biography of William Stanley Moss MC, known to us as “Billy” Moss, the second-in-command to Paddy during the Kreipe kidnap, and also author of a number of books including Ill Met by Moonlight and its sequel War of Shadows.

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British special forces officers W. Stanley Moss and Patrick Leigh Fermor, together with a. All proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Clayton, CA Library.

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Two British soldiers are assigned to kidnap a key Nazi commander. Producer: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Screenplay: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the book Ill Met By Moonlight by W.

Stanley Moss Cinematography: Christopher Challis. Ill Met by Moonlight movie poster - Bogarde as Paddy the flamboyant Cretan If “Philidem” appears under the credits, caped and open-shirted, a romantic dream-figure out of an operetta or a storybook, he is first seen in the film proper as a coarser, more down-to-earth version of the same thing – an ordinary Cretan peasant in a shabby suit.Get this from a library!

Ill met by moonlight. [Sarah A Hoyt] -- William Shakespeare, a simple English schoolteacher, must try to win his wife and child back from the king of the elves and fairies.