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World’s End. A Lanny Budd Novel.
World’s End. In the course of this novel a number of well-known persons make their appearance, some of them living, some dead; they appear under their own names, and what is said about them is factually correct. The American boy’s name was Lanning Budd; people called him Lanny, an agreeable name, easy to say. He had been born in Switzerland, and spent most of his life on the French Riviera; he had never crossed the ocean, but considered himself American because his mother and father were that.
World's End is the first novel in Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1940, the story covers the period from 1913 to 1919. The best is yet to come with Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O' Shepherd Speak! and The Return of Lanny Budd. This is the beginning of a monumental 7,340 page novel, the story of Lanny Budd, a young American, beginning in Europe in 1913.
World's End is the first novel of Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd series. First published in 1940, after World War II had begun in Europe the previous year, the story covers the period from 1913 to 1919, before and after World War I. Lanny Budd is a teenage student at a private school in Germany for music and dance. Budd, born in Switzerland, is the grandson of the president of Budd Gunmakers in New England.
Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968) was an American writer who wrote nearly 100 books and other works in several genres
Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968) was an American writer who wrote nearly 100 books and other works in several genres. Sinclair's work was well known and popular in the first half of the 20th century, and he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943. In 1906, Sinclair acquired particular fame for his classic muck-raking novel The Jungle, which exposed labor and sanitary conditions in the .
Book 1 of 11 in the World's End (Lanny Budd) Series. Upton Sinclair created a unique character in Lanny Budd and placed him in intriguing historical moments during WWI and the " Peace to end all peace" that followed it. I was so pleased with this book that I plan to read the others in the series. I found this book to be superior to Ken Follett's 20th century trilogy and on par with Dos Passos' USA trilogy.
One Clear Call - Upton Sinclair. The world of men was at war, and that fact pained and grieved you; but here was a world that had been at war for millions of years, and no creature in it could have any sense of friendship for any other. Book one. Powers That Will Work for Thee.
One Clear Call II (World's End). Published by Simon Publications (2001). ISBN 10: 1931313261 ISBN 13: 9781931313261.
World's End is the first novel in Upto. Book 2. Between Two Worlds. Shelve One Clear Call. ore.
One Clear Call is the ninth in the eleven book Upton Sinclair's epic World's End Lanny Budd series. The covers the climax to World War Two in 1943 and 1944 as Lanny continues in his role as Presidential Agent 103 to FDR. His clients in Europe include both Reichsmarschall (among a dozen or so titles) Hermann Goring and Adolph Hitler, .