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Thinking Again by Jan Morris (Hardback)

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'Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such...' Following the publication In My Mind's Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book Of The Week in 2018, Jan Morris continued to write her daily musings.
Necrophilia is not one of my failings, but I do like graveyards and memorial stones and such... Following the publication In My Mind's Eye, her acclaimed first volume of diaries, a Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2018, Jan Morris continued to write her daily musings. From her home in the North West of Wales, the author of classics such as Venice and Trieste cast her eye over modern life in all its stupidity and glory. From her daily thousand paces to the ongoing troubles of Brexit, from her enduring love for America to the wonders of the natural world, and from the vagaries and ailments of old age to the beauty of youth, she once again displays her determined belief in embracing life and creativity - all kindness and marmalade. 'A book of great solace.' Financial Times 'Morris' writing is just as elegant and erudite, and her mind just as supple, playful, curious, rigorous, humorous and surprising as ever.' New York Times 'After a lifetime of travelling the world, what a magnificent concluding sentiment.' Daily Mail

About the Author: Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother. She lives now with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales, between the mountains and the sea. Her books include Coronation Everest, Venice, the Pax Britannica trilogy and Conundrum. She is also the author of six books about cities and countries, two autobiographical books, several volumes of collected travel essays and the unclassifiable Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere. In 2018 she was recognised for her outstanding contribution to travel writing by the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, and published her most recent book, In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary.
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