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Pleasures/tangled Life e-book

Author:

Jan Morris

Language:

English

Category:

Memoris

Subcategory:

Arts & Literature

ePub size:

1798 kb

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Rating:

4.2

Publisher:

Vintage (November 27, 1990)

Pages:

209

ISBN:

0679731318

Pleasures/tangled Life e-book

by Jan Morris


Pleasures of a Tangled Life Hardcover – September 23, 1989.

Pleasures of a Tangled Life Hardcover – September 23, 1989. by. Jan Morris (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. In this idiosyncratic potpourri she extols wines, Abysinnian cats, driving a car while listening to music, the smell of books, her imaginary affair with a long-dead admiral. She considers herself an animal liberationist, a gastronome, a pantheist, an anarchist.

Pleasures of a Tangled Life book. In 1974, when world-renowned travel writer Jan Morris published her immensely popular autobiography "Conundrum" - which describes her gender change - critics wondered what kind of sensibility would result from this extraordinary shift. Pleasure of a Tangled Life" provides the answer.

Pleasures of a tangled life. Morris, Jan, 1926-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Jan Morris leads the kind of life anyone could envy: she does what she loves for a living and is successful at it, lives in the house she always wanted (a cottage in Wales) and is close to her friends and family

Jan Morris leads the kind of life anyone could envy: she does what she loves for a living and is successful at it, lives in the house she always wanted (a cottage in Wales) and is close to her friends and family. This series of essays meanders amiably over a number of topics: cats, her house, various cities, and aspects of her life. Some are more successful than others, but this book is a great companion, and so would Morris be, one feels.

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Historian, author and travel writer from Wales. Born Morris lives mostly in north Wales. Morris has received honorary doctorates from the University of Wales and the University of Glamorgan, is an honorary fellow of Christ Church, Oxford, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Pleasures of a Tangled Life (1989). Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere (2001).

Paul Clements's Jan Morris pales in the shadow of Morris's two volumes of autobiography, Conundrum, and Pleasures of a Tangled Life.

I have never before in my life kept a diary of my thoughts, and here at the start of my ninth decade, having for the moment nothing much else to write, I am having a go at it. Good luck to m. So begins this extraordinary book, a collection of diary pieces that Jan Morris wrote for the Financial Times over the course of 2017. A former soldier and journalist, and one of the great chroniclers of the world for over half a century, she writes here in her characteristically intimate voice - funny, perceptive, wise, touching, wicked, scabrous, and above all, kind - about her.

The Anglo-Welsh author's memoirs reveal her idiosyncrasies, passions, and obsessions
Anarus
Conundrum was the first volume. It spoke of the process of transitioning, and how such a decision is made. Read it and you'll want to know how the story turned out. Which is where this book comes in. Written decades later in life, it tells you of the many paths begun in Conundrum. And who doesn't want to know how the story ends?
OTANO
Follow up to "Conundrum" She is one of the very best English writers writing about travel and an overlooked gender pioneer.
Visonima
A thoroughly wonderful series of essays by a brilliant writer reflecting on an amazing life.
Cha
Amazing book! The first inside look at transgender. I give it as a gift constantly.
Nahn
Well written, of course.

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