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Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend

Athill, Diana

Verlag: Granta, London, 2011
ISBN 10: 1847084125 / ISBN 13: 9781847084125
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Titel: Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend

Verlag: Granta, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 2011

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket

Art des Buches: Used


Hardcover. No jacket. First edition. Spine ends are a little bumped. Page block foot is marked. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 300032

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Inhaltsangabe: Written in an even more vivid and direct style than her celebrated memoirs, Diana Athill's letters to the American poet Edward Field reveal a sharply intelligent woman with a brilliant sense of humour, a keen eye for the absurd, a fierce loyalty and a passionate zest for life. This intimate correspondence spanning thirty years covers her final years as an editor at Andre Deutsch, her retirement and immersion in her own writing, her growing fame and encroaching old age, and gives a fascinating insight into a life fully lived. Edited, selected and introduced by Diana Athill, and annotated with her own delightful notes, this funny, revealing and immensely readable collection will bring enormous pleasure to her many thousands of readers.

Rezension: `Fascinating and surprising ... Every page of this book shows that Athill's eye is as beady as ever'
--Sunday Times

'These are vivid reports on life in late 20th-century Britain ... Athill has given us a great deal' --Guardian

`A charming, witty and utterly life-affirming collection ... A delight' --Time Out

'A joy to read and wonderfully entertaining. Athill makes you hope that letter-writing is not a lost art' --Metro

'A candid picture of Athill's past 30 years and a testament to the cathartic nature of letter-writing'
--The Times

'Athill describes beautifully those "lovely moments of pure being" that make it all worthwhile' --Financial Times

'This hand written insight into the sharp wit and tenacious, nurturing soul of Athill is a joy' --Psychologies

'The author once described a new friend as `on the side of the angels'. So is Diana Athill'

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