Chronicles the author's life in the mid-1960s, when she was struggling to come to terms with existence after the deaths of both her husband Ralph and her son Burgo. Coping with friends and with their daily idiosyncracies, foibles and irritations, is one of the recurring themes of this diary. But it is Frances Partridge's bravery in living that provides the addictive quality. The diary includes travelling through Turkey with Raymond Mortimer, Ireland with Robert Kee, Spain with Gerald Brenan and Sicily with Rosamund Lehmann as well as observations on nature and people.
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Hardback book.About the Author:
Frances Partridge was born in Bedford Square in 1900. Family friends included Henry James, Conan Doyle and various members of the Strachey family. She has translated many books and with her husband Ralph edited the Greville Memoirs.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2552000
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110002552000