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.
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