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A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin


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ISBN: 9780241974834 Category: Tags: ,


A Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller In this remarkable memoir of love loss and literature acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin turns her eye to another fascinating literary life: her own. She tells of a wartime childhood Cambridge friendships and an early marriage to a brilliant journalist. After his sudden death in a war zone Claire is left to raise their four children alone – all while leading a trail-blazing career in literary London. A Life of My Own is the tale of a woman overcoming obstacles both rare and routine to live not only a good but also a meaningful life. ‘A dramatic and absorbing survivor’s tale’ Hilary Spurling Spectator ‘Unexpectedly moving. Tomalin’s story filled me with a kind of awe. Every page is valiant every paragraph full of pluck’ Rachel Cooke New Statesman ‘She has been tested in ways few women are. This memoir is a triumph’ Valerie Grove Literary Review

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Weight 245 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 21 mm


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