Family Romance

Family Romance

A Love Story

Book - 2007
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This is a memoir in which John Lanchester joins the dots of his parents' history, their extraordinary secrets and the shape of their shared life. From his grandparents' beginnings in rural Ireland and colonial Rhodesia, Lanchester navigates through his parents lives. He illuminates their characters and explores their motives.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c2007.
ISBN: 9780771046087
Branch Call Number: 921 L2485L
Characteristics: 370 p. : ill.


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Jan 31, 2016

Interesting life stories (like most families'.) The second part with the exotic locations is better than the first with its dry, long, boring letters.
The inserted psychological observations are irritating. More could be left to the readers' imagination.

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