First published in 1993, Blake Morrison's And When Did You Last See Your Father? is an extraordinary portrait of family life, father-son relationships and bereavement. It became a best-seller and inspired a whole genre of confessional memoirs, winning the Waterstone's/Volvo/Esquire Award for Non-Fiction and the J. R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography. This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
Publisher: Granta Books
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 173 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm
With a new afterword by the author 'A painful, funny, frightening, moving, marvellous book... everybody should read it' Nick Hornby 'Tender, honest, angry, loyal, this extraordinary book balances the life, illness and death of a forceful father with the feelings of his independent son' The Times 'This luminous tribute to a beloved dad made me laugh until I cried and cry till my nostrils were raw. A masterpiece - one of those books that you treasure forever' Val Hennessy 'A marvellous piece of family literature. He says much about death and dying and more about life and living. Sometimes harrowing, sometimes funny, above all, unforgettably humane' Sydney Morning Herald 'A splendid book...it leaps with life' Irish Times