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My Wife’s the Least of It

William Gerhardie
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571246397
Date Published
30.10.2008
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Summary

The story of My Wife’s the Least of It centres on Mr Baldridge, a one-time novelist married to a mad millionairess. He becomes a respected figure and, by his 61st birthday, can congratulate himself on reaching a disciplined, discreet maturity. Then an early novel of his – Dixie – is recognized as a possibility for a film … and Mr Baldridge’s hard-won philosophical calm is threatened by the endless vicissitudes and absurdities of the film industry.

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William Alexander Gerhardie was born in St Petersburg, Russia, in 1895. As a young man he went to London and, when the First World War broke out, joined the army. He was first sent to Russia and later travelled the world before beginning to write. Futility (1922), his first novel, was sponsored by Katherine Mansfield, and other notable works of…

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