In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary (Hardback)Jan Morris (author)
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I have never before in my life kept a diary of my thoughts, and here at the start of my ninth decade, having for the moment nothing much else to write, I am having a go at it. Good luck to me.
So begins this extraordinary book, a collection of diary pieces that Jan Morris wrote for the Financial Times over the course of 2017.
A former soldier and journalist, and one of the great chroniclers of the world for over half a century, she writes here in her characteristically intimate voice - funny, perceptive, wise, touching, wicked, scabrous, and above all, kind - about her thoughts on the world, and her own place in it as she turns ninety. From cats to cars, travel to home, music to writing, it's a cornucopia of delights from a unique literary figure.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 469 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 23 mm
‘This book is a writer’s constitutional… it is its limitations that makes this book valuable and rare’ - The Observer
'Morris is one of Britain's greatest living writers.' - The Times
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