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Patricia Malcolmson - The Diaries of Nella Last - 9781846685460 - V9781846685460
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The Diaries of Nella Last

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Description for The Diaries of Nella Last Paperback. 'I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person.. can possibly have value.' So wrote Nella Last in her diary on 2 September 1949. This is a collected edition of bestselling author Nella Last's diaries, including substantial material from the war years. Num Pages: 576 pages, Illustrations, ports., map. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BJ; BM; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 138 x 35. Weight in Grams: 506.
'I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value.' So wrote Nella Last in her diary on 2 September 1949. More than sixty years on, tens of thousands of people have read and enjoyed three volumes of her vivid and moving diaries, written during the Second World War and its aftermath as part of the Mass Observation project - and the basis for BAFTA-winning drama Housewife 49 starring Victoria Wood. The Diaries of Nella Last, brings together into a single volume the best of Nella's prolific outpourings, including a great ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Profile Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Weight
513g
Number of Pages
576
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781846685460
SKU
V9781846685460
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Patricia Malcolmson
Patricia and Robert Malcolmson are social historians with a special interest in Mass Observation. They have edited several MO Diaries, including Nella Last's Peace and Nella Last in the 1950s. They live in Nelson, British Columbia.

Reviews for The Diaries of Nella Last
A fantastic story
Victoria Wood My gut feeling is that Nella will come to be seen as one of the major twentieth-century English diarists.
David Kynaston, author of 'Austerity Britain' Whatever her mood, Nella Last has the quality shared by all great diarists: of making her readers feel that however vast the differences between her life and ours, ... Read more

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