Publish date: 2005
Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited
Pages no: 658
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Short Stories
Alan Bennett recalls tales of his Yorkshire family.
Second volume of semi-autobiography, augmented with excerpts of diaries from the last 10 years and background to varoius plays and TV programmes. Lots about his mother's depression and his puberty - the intimacy of revelations perhaps reflecting that he had cancer when he wrote it and maybe thought ...