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23%OFFDiana Athill - Life Class: The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill - 9781847081469 - V9781847081469
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Life Class: The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill

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Description for Life Class: The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill Paperback. Diana Athill, born in 1917, made her reputation as a writer with the candour of her memoirs. Celebrating her life and writing, this title brings together four of her best-loved memoirs, spanning her very English childhood, her life and loves during World War II, her publishing career at Andre Deutsch, and her reflections on old age. Num Pages: 784 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BGLA; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 45. Weight in Grams: 556.
Diana Athill, born in 1917, made her reputation as a writer with the candour of her memoirs; through her commitment, in her words, 'to understand, to be aware, to touch the truth'. In a celebration of her life and writing, Life Class brings together four of her best-loved memoirs in one volume, spanning her very English childhood, her life and loves during the Second World War, her publishing career at André Deutsch, and her reflections on old age. Introduced by Ian Jack, Diana Athill's selected memoirs are a remarkable testament to an unusual and fully lived life.

Product Details

Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Number of Pages
784
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781847081469
SKU
V9781847081469
Shipping Time
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About Diana Athill
Diana Athill was born in 1917. She is the author of Instead of a Letter, After A Funeral, Don't Look at Me Like That, Make Believe, Stet and Yesterday Morning, all published by Granta Books. She died in January 2019.

Reviews for Life Class: The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill
'Athill has always had a peculiar and attractive talent for communicating her pleasure in life' Telegraph 'Athill tells her own story lightly and delightfully' Daily Mail 'Diana Athill is one of our most captivating and truth-seeking memoir writers, and this hefty four-books-in-one collection spans most of her 92 years' Good Housekeeping 'Athill' volumes of recollection, now brought together into one ... Read more

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