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The Citadel (Classic Reprint) [Archibald Joseph Cronin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Citadel Andrew descended. Birth Name, Archibald Joseph Cronin Probably his most famous novel, “The Citadel”, which was written in , has been made into several theatrical films. The Citadel (TV Mini-Series) (novel – 10 episodes). – Part 10 (). Hinter diesen Mauern (TV Movie) (novel – as Archibald Joseph Cronin).

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The elaborate structure of logic offered by the test-tube realist had been crumpled by one word of challenge from a simple-minded boy. The writer-doctors whose works have been rescued by film making are not few.

Celebrated as an author and with a PhD in the humanities, in his work, formally adorned by a considerable descriptive and observational capacity, agchibald mixed passions, medical situations and social criticism. This email address is being protected from spambots.

A. J. Cronin

There is a photocopy of this obituary undated at “Cardross and A. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Level 5 Penguin readers. Drama Black and white 80 minutes.

Please try again later. In Cronin was diagnosed with a chronic duodenal ulcer and was told that he must citadep six months’ complete rest in the country on a milk diet. Despite his lawyer’s gloomy prognosis, Manson forcefully justifies his actions during the hearing and is not struck off the medical register. Volume 1 Year Beyond all discussion about his literary career and his repercussion on film, his influence on those who embraced Medicine following in the steps of his characters, many of whom were nothing more than a reflection of himself, is unquestionable.


Pinnacle Books,pp. The Citadel is a novel by A. He struggles against a system that seems to value money more than curing illness.

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Audible Download Audio Books. This section does not cite any sources. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Showing all 17 items. Not only were the author’s pioneering ideas instrumental in the creation of the NHS, but the historian Raphael Samuel asserted in that the popularity of Cronin’s novels played a substantial role in the Labour Party ‘s landslide victory in In short I lost my superiority, and this, though I was not then aware of it, is the achibald step towards finding God.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. When he concluded, there was polite applause.

While many rachibald his novels were adapted and produced as films, only one of his works, “Jupiter Laughs,” was produced on Broadway.

He included among his friends Laurence OlivierCharlie Chaplin and Audrey Hepburnto whose first son he was godfather. Show all 9 episodes.


Retrieved 30 November Cronin [database on the Internet]. Archived from the original on 25 April This article needs additional citations for verification. Later that year he made a trip to India as ship’s surgeon on a liner. United Nations UNinternational organization established on October 24, As the years went by, as an already definitely established author, he returned to Europe to spend the last 25 years of uoseph life in Switzerland, where he frequented the company of Audrey Hepburn, Charles Chaplin and Laurence Olivier.

A.J. Cronin

His best-known novel is The Citadelthe story of a Scottish doctor in a Welsh mining village, who quickly moves up the career ladder in London.

Adventures in Two Worlds. Coda Discredited as a novelist by certain literary critics, the work of Archibald Joseph Cronin has nevertheless made a noticeable impact both on students or would-be students of arfhibald, and on film and television.

It was also a best-seller and was made into a successful film starring Gregory PeckThe Keys of the Kingdom By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cronin ‘s The Citadel.