Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life
Publish date: November 7th 2013
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I picked up this book because I watched the series based on it on Netflix the other week and really liked it - probably because of the cast (Helena Bonham Carter played Mary-Kay Wilmers). The book, however, was a different story. For some reason the story works on tv, but in epistolary novel forma...
This book is pleasant enough, but not compelling. Our interest is supposed to be engaged by the promise of the private life of celebrities, among them Alan Bennett, Stephen Frears, Jonathan Miller, and Michael Frayn. Instead of hearing what these celebrities think about their work or projects, we le...
bookshelves: published-2013, epistolatory-diary-blog, autobiography-memoir, fradio, nonfiction, radio-4, britain-england, amusing, flufferoonies Read from December 21, 2013 to January 02, 2014 BOTWBBC DESCRIPTION: Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s l...
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