Biography & Memoir

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Accidentals

ISBN: 9781911293514Format: HardbackPrice: £12.99Available: 15 December 2020 ISBN: 9781911293521Format: E-BookPrice: £5.99Available: 19 December 2020 Following on from the evocation of childhood and family in Sift (Impress Books, 2010), Accidentals celebrates occasions and instances seen

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The End of Where We Begin

ISBN: 9781911293552Format: PaperbackPrice: £9.99Available: 30 November 2020 ISBN: 9781911293569Format: E-BookPrice: £3.99Available: 30 November 2020 Veronica is a teenager when civil war erupts in South Sudan. Lonely and friendless after the death

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A French Life #1 – A Stranger in Paris

The first in a three-part memoir exposing the darker side of French culture, a brilliantly funny and poignant study of French life that begins when a young graduate makes a spontaneous decision to follow the man she loves to Paris. He is, however, nowhere to be found . . .

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The End of Youth

“A worthy conclusion to a lifetime’s study of Fournier.” Times Literary Supplement

ISBN: 9780954758653/ 9780954758646
eISBN: 9781907605277
Dimensions: 137 mm x 215 mm
Pages: 254
Format: Paperback/hardback
Published: 2 June 2005 / 1 Aug 2007
Price: £11.99/18.99

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Being Luis

“An eloquent, brutally personal book.” New Statesman

“A fitting tribute to the disappeared of political repression.” Review on GoodReads.com

“This is a wonderful and important book; tragic, funny, pathetic and brave, all the very best and worst of human nature.” John McCarthy, CBE

ISBN: 9780954758615
eISBN: 9781907605185
Dimensions: 134 mm x 210 mm
Pages: 211
Format: Paperback
Published: 6 Jun 2005
Price: £7.99

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The Russian Countess: Escaping Revolutionary Russia (Deluxe 2nd edition)

“Her book is a revelation, and one of the great memoirs from that era.” Antony Beevor, The Sunday Times

“Superbly well written – one finishes reading with the feeling of having been in contact with a wonderful human being.” Review on Amazon.co.uk


ISBN: 9781907605048
eISBN: 9781907605086
Dimensions: 134 mm x 204 mm
Pages: 404
Format: Paperback
Published: 24 May 2011
 
Price: £9.99

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Sift: Memories of Childhood

“The secrets of family history and childhood experience build to a powerful and moving evocation of a time largely lost.” William Bedford, The Warwick Review

ISBN: 9781907605000
eISBN: 9781907605253
Dimensions: 134 mm x 204 mm
Pages: 168
Format: Hardback
Published: 5 Aug 2010
Price: £12.99

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Love for Now

“The sun has just popped out, after a heavy shower; the washing line a string of pearls.

It’s time to live.”

ISBN: 9781907605352
eISBN: 9781907605369
Dimensions: 197 mm x 133 mm
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback
Published: 9781907605369
Price: £6.99

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Stories from Forest and Steppe

“My breath freezes into hoar frost on my eyelashes and eyebrows … but I dare not move; to stand still is the first rule the huntsman learns…”

ISBN: 9781907605611
eISBN: 9781907605628
Dimensions: 134 mm x 205 mm
Pages: 214
Format: Paperback
Published: 1 July 2014
Price: £9.99

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