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Old Friends And Modern Instances By Nicholas Henderson

Old Friends And Modern Instances by Nicholas Henderson

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Condition - Very Good
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Summary

A pointed and unusual memoir by a significant public figure presenting evocative and wide-ranging memories of men, women and landscapes.

Old Friends And Modern Instances Summary

Old Friends And Modern Instances by Nicholas Henderson

In a delightful book, Nicholas Henderson turns the pages of a varied and interesting life, and remembers. The memories are mostly portraits, often triggered off by passing incidents. The subjects range widely: a Bloomsbury childhood, a prep-school politician in the making, indoor games with the Kennedy family, tennis with Roy Jenkins, a demanding fishing trip in Kurdistan, a ball at Chatsworth, conversations with Isaiah Berlin, the flashing wit of Mrs. Ian Fleming, lunch with Mrs. Thatcher, a Sissinghurt weekend, dons and writers, politicians and country people - are just some of them. These are not formal portraits, but snapshots, sidelong glances...

Additional information

GOR004735526
9781861972460
1861972466
Old Friends And Modern Instances by Nicholas Henderson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Profile Books Ltd
2000-10-23
224
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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