Corner of Paradise (BOK)

Brian Thompson

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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.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Brian Thompson
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VINTAGE
ISBN 9780099581864
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2cm
Vekt 368 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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