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In My Own Time

In My Own Time

Nina Bawden’s career spans 20 adult novels and 17 for children. She turns now to her own story and in simple vignettes takes the reader through her life, revealing the inspirations of many of her books. It describes her childhood evacuation to Suffolk and Wales, and her years at Oxford, where she met Richard Burton and Margaret Thatcher. And, she gives an account of her oldest son, Niki, who was diagnosed schizophrenic.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

On Sale: 1st June 1995

Price: £14

ISBN-13: 9781860490316

Reviews

There is much in this delightful book about the business of being an author.
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
A born story-teller, a gift as evident in this autobiography as in her novels.
INDEPENDENT
casts light on the perennially fascinating relationship between the life and works of a writer.
SUNDAY EXPRESS
A joy.
David Holloway, DAILY TELEGRAPH