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A LIFE LIKE OTHER PEOPLE'S

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A relentlessly self-aware memoir by Bennett (The Uncommon Reader, 2007, etc.), that most inward-searching of dramatists and autobiographers.The English have a fine confessional tradition, but when writing about family, the potential for embarrassment seems to silence, or at least gentle, many a brave voice. ("They fuck you up, your mum and dad," Philip Larkin famously wrote, and while England was ... Read full review

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