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Biography/Autobiography

Biography/Autobiography

Biography, Autobiographies of interesting people in the 20th century and beyond. Real lives are often stranger than fiction.

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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW - THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY
FRANK HARRIS    Book Number: 56217
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Written in 1930, Harris begins with Shaw’s family background and ends with a chapter on the future, this kaleidoscopic attempt to pin Shaw down succeeds mainly by indirection, in its casual insight...

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THE SAVAGE PILGRIMAGE: A NARRATIVE OF D.H. LAWRENCE
CATHERINE CARSWELL    Book Number: 56218
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Catherine Carswell was one of the most loyal and dependable of D. H. Lawrence’s friends. When he died in 1930, with the controversy over 'Lady Chatterley’s Lover' still raging, the abuse heaped on...

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OSCAR WILDE
FRANK HARRIS    Book Number: 56222
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Written in 1910 and privately published in New York in 1916, Harris's 'Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions' gained almost instant notoriety. Attacked by critics for its extravagant inventions, vi...
DIAL 999
LES PRINGLE    Book Number: 73180
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The heart warming true life adventures of an ambulance driver in 1970s Britain taking us back to a time when lonely old ladies would call 999 and have a cup of tea waiting when the driver turned up...

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HER MAJESTY: A ROYAL EDITION A
Christopher Warwick    Book Number: 73173
Bibliophile price: £550.00
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Her Majesty the Queen, Royal Edition by Vivienne Westwood is limited to 500 copies with special cover and clamshell case designed by British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood. Comes with the number...
RICHARD & JUDY: The Autobiography
RICHARD MADELEY & J. FINNIGAN    Book Number: 74461
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'As the viewers discovered This Morning, so the press discovered us…Our marriage has been described as a sham for the cameras; smearing rumours accuse me of being an alcoholic and Richard beating m...

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MY DEAR HUGH,
RICHARD COBB    Book Number: 74502
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Richard Cobb and Hugh Trevor-Roper were among the leading historians of the second half of the 20th century, and Trevor-Roper's methodical habits meant that Cobb's half of their correspondence has ...

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THE SUGAR GIRLS
DUNCAN BARRETT & NUALA CALVI    Book Number: 74069
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On a crisp September day in 1944, Ethel Alleyne stood outside Tate & Lyle's factory at Plaistow Wharf on the shining curve of the Thames. Looking up at the giant gate, Ethel felt as if she had bee...

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MY ANIMALS AND OTHER FAMILY
CLARE BALDING    Book Number: 74791
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A lead presenter for the Olympics on television, this highly acclaimed biography is a funny, brave and tender story of self discovery. 'Waterlow Park beating Princess Anne at Beverley had contribu...

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SQUEEZING THE ORANGE:
Henry Blofeld    Book Number: 74804
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Henry Blofeld is one of cricket's many larger-than-life characters, famed for enlivening his commentaries on the world in general with an occasional glance at the pitch to see how the Test Match is...

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