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Telling tales

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: London : BBC, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Presenting a collection of reminiscences, the author recalls his early years in a sequence of tales. He features snapshots, which include portraits of his parents, and confirm him at the forefront of contemporary writing.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alan Bennett; Alan Bennett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bennett
ISBN: 9781846072604 1846072603
OCLC Number: 124026479
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Alan Bennett.

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"To be brought up in Leeds in the forties was to learn early on the quite useful lesson that life is generally something that happens elsewhere." Presented here as a new edition, Telling Tales will  Read more...

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"Beautiful, sherbert-lemon portraits... Will make everybody laugh." * Guardian * "Fragments of Bennett's own childhood recalled with his inimitable interested, desperate, amused wisdom. Bennett Read more...

 
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