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M.R. Kukrit Pramoj, his wit and wisdom

writings, speeches, and interviews

by Kukrit Pramoj M.R.

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Published by Duang Kamol in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

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  • Thailand
    • Subjects:
    • Thailand -- Civilization.

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      Other titlesMom Ratchawong Kukrit Pramoj, his wit and wisdom., Kukrit Pramoj, his wit and wisdom.
      Statementcompiled by Vilas Manivat ; edited by Steve Van Beek.
      ContributionsVilas Manivat, 1924-, Van Beek, Steve, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS568 .K79 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2833031M
      LC Control Number83916463

      Kukrit, famous as a journalist, wit, connoisseur of the arts, and, for much of his life, a politician, and once the prime minister is also a world-class writer, equipped with imagination, humor, narrative skill, and keen understanding of human nature. M. R. Kukrit Pramoj () was prime minister, journalist, classical dancer, and /5(23). Kukrit Pramoj is the author of Four Reigns ( avg rating, ratings, 74 reviews, published ), Many Lives ( avg rating, ratings, 11 revie /5().

        Kukrit Pramoj was one of Thailand’s mostloved statesmen of the 20th century. A natural all-rounder, he was a poet, a writer and even served as prime minister. His peaceful abode with its lovely gardens is a terrific example of Thai architecture. M.R. Kukrit’s House. 19 Soi Phra Pinit, Sathorn Rd | . Kukrit, famous as a journalist, wit, connoisseur of the arts, and, for much of his life, a politician, and once the prime minister is also a world-class writer, equipped with imagination, humor, narrative skill, and keen understanding of human nature. M. R. Kukrit Pramoj () was prime minister, journalist, classical dancer, and /5(20).

      Author and statesman Mom Ratchawong Kukrit Pramoj (–95) once resided in this charming complex now open to the public. Surrounded by a manicured garden, the five teak buildings introduce visitors to traditional Thai architecture and arts, and the former resident, who served as prime minister of Thailand in and ’75, wrote more than books and spent 20 years decorating the house. Original Photograph of Marlon Brando Kukrit Pramoj & Arthur Hill from The Ugly American by Marlon Brando Kukrit Pramoj & Arthur Hill () M.R. Kukrit Pramoj, his wit and wisdom: Writings, speeches, and interviews by Kukrit Pramoj ().


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"Kukrit, famous as a journalist, wit, connoisseur of the arts, and, for much of his life, a politician, and once the prime minister is also a world-class writer, equipped with imagination, humor, narrative skill, and keen understanding of human nature."―The New York Review of Books/5(26).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kukrit Pramoj, M.R. M.R. Kukrit Pramoj, his wit and wisdom. Bangkok, Thailand: Duang Kamol, © (OCoLC) In OctM R Kukrit Pramoj died after a prolonged illness. With his passing, Thailand lost one of her most illustrious sons. But his legacy remains, the legacy of his heritage home, in the wisdom of his books and his efforts in the preservation of the traditional arts.

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He wrote a great deal of both fiction and non-fiction, and had a serious political career, including a brief stint as the prime minister.

In Wilder’s book, the dead characters turn out to have been interlocked in life, while in Kukrit’s book there.

A former prime minister of Thailand, an international film star, a journalist, a newspaper proprietor, a banker, an art connoisseur, a Thai classical dancer, Kukrit Pramoj was a man for all.

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The author of the Four Reigns, Kukrit Pramoj, explains that he was able to delve so deeply into the lives of the nobility because it was a life he observed from a personal standpoint. Similar to a character in the book, Pramoj received his education abroad and like another character, he had his days in the political arena.

In addition, there is a compilation of Kukrit's English language writings and interviews, M. Kukrit Pramoj, His Wit and Wisdom, compiled by Vilas Manivat, and edited by Steve Van Beek. However, Kukrit's writings in the Thai language are voluminous, and include both fiction and non-fiction.

Get this from a library. Kukrit Pramoj: his wit and wisdom, writings, speeches and interviews. [Vilas Manivat; Steve Van Beek;]. Four Reigns (Si Phaendin) is the longest and best-known novel of M.R.

Kukrit, the celebrated Thai statesman and aficionado of Thailand's cultural heritage. This classic novel is essential reading for anyone interested in the literature of Thailand/5(73). M.R. Kukrit Pramoj: his wit and wisdom: writings, speeches and interviews / compiled by Vilas Manivat ; Likkhasit khong phutaeng nangsu / khambanyai khong Mo.

Seni Pramot; Prachum samnūan / khō̜ng M ō̜. Rō̜. Wō̜. Sēnī Prāmōt; Fǣm kānmư̄ang / dōi Mō̜. Rō̜. Wō̜. Sēnī Prāmot. M. Kukrit Pramoj () was prime minister, journalist, classical dancer, and author of more than 20 books.

Editorial Reviews Kukrit, famous as a journalist, wit, connoisseur of the arts, and, for much of his life, a politician, and once the prime minister is also a world-class writer, equipped with imagination, humor, narrative Brand: Silkworm Books. Si Phaendin: Four Reigns, Book 1 2 copies; Red Bamboo 1 copy; Sii Phen Din (The Four Kingdoms) 1 copy; น้ำพริก 1 copy; เรื่องของคนรักหมา 1 copy; Kukrit Pramoj: His Wit and Wisdom: Writings, Speeches and Interviews 1 copy; Khun Chang Khun Phæn: Chabap an mai 1 copy.

Kukrit Pramoj, Thai politician, writer, and actor (born ApPhitsanulok, Thailand—died Oct. 9,Bangkok, Thailand), saw life imitate art when he became prime minister of Thailand several years after portraying the leader of a fictitious Southeast Asian country in the Marlon Brando film The Ugly American ().

The son of a prince, Kukrit had the title Mom Rajawong. M.R. Kukrit's House is a heritage museum on South Sathon Road in downtown Bangkok, Thailand, dedicated to the former Prime Minister of Thailand Kukrit Pramoj (–).

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He was prime minister, politician, and elder statesman, a classical dancer, outspoken critic, journalist, and writer. He wrote more than twenty books, many of /5(20). The King of Siam Speaks, Bởi Seni Pramoj và Kukrit Pramoj ISBN ; Most Thai were shocked by the portrayal of their revered nineteenth-century king, Mongkut, in the musical The King and I.

The stage and screen versions were based on Margaret Landon's book entitled Anna and the Kế nhiệm: Seni Pramoj.Momrajawong (M.R.) Kukrit Pramoj.

Momrajawong (M.R.) Kukrit Pramoj () was a leading political and literary figure in Thailand during the four decades after World War II, authoring the Thai constitution of and serving as prime minister, among other activities.

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