The Lady In The Van

Author: Alan Bennett
Homepage_9781861971227

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  • : $17.00(NZD)
  • : 9781861971227
  • : Profile Books Limited
  • : Profile Books Ltd
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  • : March 1999
  • : 149mm X 96mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 14.99
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  • : Alan Bennett
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  • : Paperback
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  • : English
  • : 822.914
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  • : 96
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  • : Illustrations, ports.
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Barcode 9781861971227
9781861971227

Description

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.

Author description

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