Quite A Good Time to be Born : A Memoir: 1935-1975, Paperback

Quite A Good Time to be Born : A Memoir: 1935-1975 Paperback


'I drew my first breath on the 28th of January 1935, which was quite a good time for a future writer to be born in England...' The only child in a lower-middle-class London family, David Lodge inherited his artistic genes from his musician father and his Catholic faith from his Irish-Belgian mother.

Four years old when World War II began, David grew to maturity through decades of great social and cultural change - giving him plenty to write about.

Candid, witty and insightful, Quite a Good Time to be Born illuminates a period of transition in British society, and charts the evolution of a writer whose works have become classics in his own lifetime.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9781784700539



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