Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • Eustace is the undisputed patriarch of the Farquhar family--that is, he would be if everyone left him alone so he could get on with things, like shaving, and finding his way downstairs.It's not Henry's fault that he snores and that his marriage has c...



  • This is a book about surprises - at any rate, it has surprised me.' In 1999, Michael Holroyd published Basil Street Blues, in which one of our finest biographers turned his attentions to something more personal - his own family. But rather than the s...



  • "A wonderful offbeat memoir.... Holroyd has written perhaps his best book yet."―Ben Macintyre, New York Times Book Review Renowned biographer Michael Holroyd had always assumed that his own family was perfectly English, or at least perfectly ordina...





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