1994. First edition. A near fine, unmarked copy in a good d/w which is edge worn and panel rubbed.
Bringing together the hilarious, revealing, and lucidly intelligent writing of one of England' s best known literary figures, "Writing Home" includes the journalism, book and theater reviews, and diaries of Alan Bennett, as well as " The Lady in the Van, " his unforgettable account of Miss Shepherd, a London eccentric who lived in a van in Bennett' s garden for more than twenty years. This revised and updated edition includes new material from the author, including more recent diaries and his introduction to his Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The Madness of King George," A chronicle of one of the most important literary careers of the twentieth century, Writing Home is a classic history of a life in letters.