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Strangers

A Family Romance

Strangers( )
Author: Tennant, Emma
ISBN:978-0-8112-1530-5
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:New Directions Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

A delightful and elegant literary memoir about the Scottish novelist's eccentric family. Selected as aTimes Literary Supplement Book of the Year and shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Saltire Literary Award,Strangers is a literary memoir by Emma Tennant, the Scottish novelist whose eccentric family is described here in a pristine and elegant style. The story begins in 1912, as the world is about to break into war. Emma's grandmother, the dreamy and beautiful Pamela,...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Biography & Autobiography / General
Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.6 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.022 Pounds
Author Biography
Tennant, Emma (Author)
Emma Tennant was born in London, England on October 20, 1937. Before becoming an author and editor, she worked as a journalist for Queen magazine and Vogue. Her first novel, The Color of Rain, was written under the pseudonym of Catherine Aydy in 1963. The novels written under her own name included The Time of the Crack, The Last of the Country House Murders, Hotel de Dream, The Bad Sister, Alice Fell, Queen of Stones, Two Women of London: The Strange Case of Ms. Jekyll and Mrs. Hyde, Faustine, Pemberley, and An Unequal Marriage. She also wrote several memoirs including Strangers: A Family Romance, Girlitude: A Memoir of the 50s and 60s, Burnt Diaries, and Waiting for Princess Margaret. She founded and edited the literary journal Bananas and was the editor the Viking series Lives of Modern Women. She died from posterior cortical atrophy, a rare form of Alzheimer's disease, on January 21, 2017 at the age of 79.

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