My Life In Houses by Margaret Forster

My Life In Houses

byMargaret Forster

Paperback | March 28, 2017

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‘I was born on 25th May, 1938, in the front bedroom of a house in Orton Road, a house on the outer edges of Raffles, a council estate. I was a lucky girl.’

So begins Margaret Forster’s journey through the houses she’s lived in, from that sparkling new council house, to her beloved London home of today. This is not a book about bricks and mortar though. This is a book about what houses are to us, the effect they have on the way we live our lives and the changing nature of our homes: from blacking grates and outside privies; to cities dominated by bedsits and lodgings; to the houses of today converted back into single dwellings. Finally, it is a gently insistent, personal inquiry into the meaning of home.

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Born in Carlisle, Margaret Forster was the author of many successful and acclaimed novels, including Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Is There Anything You Want? , Keeping the World Away, Over and The Unknown Bridesmaid. She also wrote bestselling memoirs – Hidden Lives, Precious Lives and, most recent...
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Title:My Life In HousesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.8 × 5.09 × 0.73 inPublished:March 28, 2017Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099593971

ISBN - 13:9780099593973

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