In My Mind's Eye - A Thought Diary

Author(s): Jan Morris

Literary

Celebrated as the "greatest descriptive writer of her time" (Rebecca West), Jan Morris has been dazzling readers since she burst on the scene with her on-the-spot reportage of the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Now, the beloved ninety-two-year-old, author of classics such as Venice and Trieste, embarks on an entirely new literary enterprise--a collection of daily diaries, penned over the course of a single year. Ranging widely from the idyllic confines of her North Wales home, Morris offers diverse sallies on her preferred form of exercises (walking briskly), her frustration at not recognizing a certain melody humming in her head (Beethoven's Pathétique, incidentally), her nostalgia for small-town America, as well as intimate glimpses into her home life.


With insightful quips on world issues, including Britain's "special relationship" with the United States and the #MeToo movement, In My Mind's Eye will charm old and new Jan Morris fans alike.

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General Fields

  • : 9780571340927
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : May 2019
  • : .787 Inches X 5.079 Inches X 7.795 Inches
  • : July 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 828.91403
  • : 336
  • : Jan Morris