Robert Thomson’s curriculum vitae
includes several careers: professor
of French and Italian, teacher of
high school English, real estate
analyst, and publisher.
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Ross Bay clip Reflections on Armistice Day and the War-wounded (7 min. special, produced by Shaw TV, Victoria, BC) http://youtu.be/A6fIQSku1Zw
ABCBookWorld (Alan Twigg)
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publisher-editor of Godwin Books in
Victoria, B.C., Thomson offers the
The Eternal Forest,
by George Godwin, Thomson’s
great-uncle on his mother’s side.
Out of print since 1929. Republished
in 1994. Has received acclaim from
academics (English, History, &
Sociology). Click here for reviews.
Why Stay We Here?
(1930), the sequel to The Eternal
Forest, was republished in a
critical edition in 2002. It deals
with Godwin's experiences as an
infantry officer in France in World
War I. Click here for reviews.
Italian for the Opera
(1992). A clear, lively guide for
understanding and enjoying the
language of Verdi, Puccini, etc.
Operatic Italian (2009). A giant (467 pp.) expansion of Thomson's Italian for the Opera (1992). Contains new chapters on the canzoni, Dante etc.
Hot Tips for Real Estate
Investors (1996, revised
edition). Written for the home
buyer. Offers advice every step of
the way, from how to choose a
realtor to how to negotiate the
lowest price. Based on co-authors’
(Thomson and Barlas) vast
experience. Praised by Mike Grenby,
Canadian syndicated columnist and
financial expert. Illustrated.
Wing of the Raven (1996) by Virginia Harper. A midnight tryst between one of Captain Vancouver's officers and an aboriginal girl results in the birth of twins whose descendants' lives are tracked through 200 years of Vancouver history.
$25 (Can) or $20 (US).
Postage: $6 for Canada, $6 (US) for
"Mauriac and Psychoanalysis",
in "Literature and
Rhode Island College: 1988 (XXXIV,
no. 2). Article by Robert S.