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Thinking Again

Jan Morris

A second volume of Jan Morris’ diaries, life through the eyes of a legendary writer in her ninth decade

132 in stock

£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571357666
Date Published
04.03.2021
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Summary

Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such…

Following the publication In My Mind’s Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2018, Jan Morris continued to write her daily musings. From her home in the North West of Wales, the author of classics such as Venice and Trieste cast her eye over modern life in all its stupidity and glory.

From her daily thousand paces to the ongoing troubles of Brexit, from her enduring love for America to the wonders of the natural world, and from the vagaries and ailments of old age to the beauty of youth, she once again displays her determined belief in embracing life and creativity – all kindness and marmalade.

Critic Reviews

In My Mind’s Eye reveals that Morris’ writing is just as elegant and erudite, and her mind just as supple, playful, curious, rigorous, humorous and surprising as ever.

Sarah Lyall, New York Times
Critic Reviews

A lovely book, halfway between a diary and a volume of brief essays, a book that has a gentle, haunting tone. It will remind us of what a good, wise and witty companion Jan Morris has been for so many readers for so long.

Alexander McCall Smith on IN MY MIND'S EYE
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Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother. She spent the last years of her life with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales, between the mountains and the sea. Her books include Coronation Everest, Venice, the Pax Britannica trilogy and Conundrum. She was also the author of six books…

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