In the Blood : A Memoir of My Childhood, Paperback

In the Blood : A Memoir of My Childhood Paperback


Written from a teenage child's point of view, "Motion" captures the pathos and puzzlement of childhood with great clarity of expression and freshness of memory.

We encounter a strange but beguiling extended family, a profound love of the natural world, a troubled schooling, and a growing passion for books and writing.

By turns funny, heartbreaking and elegiac, "In the Blood" is a deeply moving portrait of the bond between a mother and her son, and the capturing of a moment in time before the loss of childhood innocence.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9780571228041



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