A Life of My Own

A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin, the renowned English biographer, turns the lens on herself. Covering both the trivial and the tragic it begins with a family that splintered when her parent’s marriage disintegrated. The school was always a refuge and a literary career always her dream.  A veritable who’s who of English people of letters dance through the pages. Her family life encompassed loss after loss but she has been amazingly resilient and ended up a lauded and happy author. (Non-Fiction)