The Lady in the Van

Author(s): Alan Bennett


Alan Bennet's most famous work of non-fiction. It is the history of Miss Shepherd, who in the 1970s lived in a Robin Reliant car opposite Bennett's house in Camden. After a series of attacks on her van, he suggested she move to his driveway. Thus began an extraordinary 15 year friendship between a writer and a homeless old lady.


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Alan Bennett's many stage and television plays and his prose collection, Writing Home, have made him one of Britain's best-loved authors. He has a huge international reputation for his plays and films which include: Habeus Corpus, Kafka's Dick, Private Function, The Madness of George III and many others a often multi-prize winning. But it is his fiction (The Clothes They Stood Up In

General Fields

  • : 9781861971227
  • : Profile Books Limited
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : 0.06
  • : February 1999
  • : 149mm X 96mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alan Bennett
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 822.914
  • : 96
  • : Illustrations, ports.