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A Corner of Paradise

A love story (with the usual reservations)


Συγγραφέας: Thompson Brian
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099581864
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 224
Διαστάσεις: 20x1x13
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2014
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "A Corner of Paradise"

In 1973, Brian Thompson kissed the impossibly glamorous Elizabeth North for the first time, in a busy supermarket car park along the Leeds ring road. This is the story of the unexpectedly joyous consequences - ones to baffle many, not least themselves - until her death, aged 78. Both were writers, though they came from opposite ends of the social register - she an Admiral's daughter, he the descendant of unruly Cockney eccentrics. She was by nature a solitary, while he was loud, incurably facetious - and needy. From a tiny Harrogate terrace, to the deeply un-picturesque French farmhouse where they spent their summers, Brian and Liz battled their way to a heart-rending goodbye in an Oxford hospital ward. In many ways, their partnership was 'an exercise in asymmetry' - yet, despite the conflicts, they emerge in this deeply-felt memoir as a couple who were lucky enough to find their corner of paradise in one another.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Thompson Brian
ISBN: 9780099581864
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 03/07/2014
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 224
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 184 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x1x13 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2014

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