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Basil Street blues

Author: Michael Holroyd
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Towards the ends of Holroyd's parents lives he persuaded them to write their own stories and using the results, plus his own memories and researches, he has written this moving and self-revealing book. Holroyd is a renowned biographer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Holroyd; Michael Holroyd; Michael Holroyd
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Holroyd
ISBN: 0316648159 9780316648158
OCLC Number: 41466885
Description: xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael Holroyd.

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Biographer Michael Holroyd turns his attention to his own life. Born into a family rich in eccentricity, Holroyd was brought up by his grandparents as his exotic Swedish mother and reserved English  Read more...

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A subtle, courageous book... SUNDAY TELEGRAPH [Holroyd] has written an original, unforgettable book DAILY TELEGRAPH Tense, fraught, uneasy, but mining that unease to poignant effect, Basil Street Read more...

 
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