A Life Like Other People's

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This moving, affectionate, witty and often very funny memoir by one of Britain's best loved writers tells of his parents' marriage and his own childhood in 1940s Leeds. It is filled with wry and poignant vignettes of Christmases with Grandma Peel and the lives and loves of his unforgettable aunties Kathleen and Myra. Tragically, it also recounts his mother's slow descent into depression and dementia as a long-buried family secret is finally brought to light.

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A Life Like Other People's

A Life Like Other People's

Hardback248pp Illustrated177x131mm

9780571248124     Product Code: 217897

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This moving, affectionate, witty and often very funny memoir by one of Britain's best loved writers tells of his parents' marriage and his own childhood in 1940s Leeds. It is filled with wry and poignant vignettes of Christmases with Grandma Peel and the lives and loves of his unforgettable aunties Kathleen and Myra. Tragically, it also recounts his mother's slow descent into depression and dementia as a long-buried family secret is finally brought to light.

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