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By Evans, Julian, 1955-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2008
Norman Lewis was the best non-famous writer of his generation. He was non-famous because critics judged his works of travel & non-fiction as lower than...

By Meades, Jonathan, author
Book. English.
Published London: Fourth Estate, 2014
The 1950s were not grey. In Jonathan Meades's detailed, petit-point memoir they are luridly polychromatic. They were peopled by embittered grotesques,...

By Spurling, Hilary, author
Hardback. English.
Published United Kingdom: Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2017
''Acclaimed literary biographer Hilary Spurling turns her attention to Anthony Powell, an iconic figure of English letters. Equally notorious for his...

By Gordon, Edmund, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2016
"Angela Carter is widely acknowledged as one of the most important and beguiling writers of the last century. Her work stands out for its bawdiness and...

By Hooper, Barbara, 1929-
Book. English.
Published London: Peter Owen, 1999
Barbara Hooper, acclaimed biographer of W.H. Davies, looks at the life of the author of Cider With Rosie, providing a warm and witty portrait of the man...

By Stannard, Martin, 1947-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Phoenix, 2010
Born in 1918 into a working-class Edinburgh family, Muriel Spark ended her life as the epitome of literary chic, one of the great writers of the 20th...

By Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2011
This book is the story of a life's work to find happiness. It is the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and...

By Pollen, Bella, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Mantle, 2017
Growing up the middle child of transatlantic parents, Bella Pollen never quite learnt how to belong. Restlessly criss-crossing the boundaries of family...

By Dennison, Matthew, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2017
Beatrix Potter is one of the world's bestselling, most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children for over a hundred years....

By Thompson, Laura, 1964- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2016
The contrasting lives of the Mitford sisters - stylish, scandalous and tragic by turns - hold up a mirror to upper-class life before and after the Second...
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