Other People

Other People : Diaries, 1963-66

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Other People chronicles Frances Partridge's life in the mid-1960s, when she is still struggling to come to terms with existence after the double blow of the deaths of her husband Ralph and her son Burgo. Coping with friends in extremis, and with their daily idiosyncrasies, foibles and irritations, is one of the recurring themes of this diary. She throws herself into life, indefatigably travelling, endlessly observant of nature and of human beings, pungent in her judgements, relishing conversation, minutely self-aware, passionate for ideas and for her friends. 'Frances Partridge's diaries are quietly brilliant: alive to everything' Observershow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 29mm | 321g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8 B/W Photo\Illu(s)
  • 0753801094
  • 9780753801093

About Frances Partridge

Frances Partridge was born in Bedford Square in 1900. Family friends included Henry James, Conan Doyle and various members of the Strachey family. She has translated many books and with her husband Ralph edited the Greville Memoirs.show more

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