James Lees-Milne (1908-1997) was both a noted expert on the English country house, and perhaps the greatest British diarist of the 20th century. Funny, indiscreet, candid, touching, and sharply observed, his journals reveal a fascinating personality and hold up a mirror to historical events large and small. This abridged volume covers Lees-Milne s life during his sixties and early seventies, when he was living in Gloucestershire with his formidable wife Alvilde. The vicissitudes of a writer's lot are vividly portrayed, and ...

Diaries, 1971-1983 2008, John Murray Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780719566837

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Diaries, 1971-1983 2007, John Murray Publishers

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