A Spoilt Boy: A Memoir of Childhood


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In this memoir Frederic Raphael recounts the first 18 years of his life. His early years were spent in America and it was not until he was six that he and his parents sailed for England. Evacuated to Devon in the war, Freddie's prep school days were happy. His thirst for learning and easy intellect made him selective in his choice of friends, his embarrassment at his Jewish origins made him secretive. A scholarship to Charterhouse followed. It was here that he experienced the anti-semitism that coloured the rest of his life ...

A Spoilt Boy: A Memoir of Childhood 2003, Orion, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780752855844