A Funny Thing Happened On The Way

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Expected release date is 11th Jan 2022

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The superb classic memoir from a dazzlingly eccentric and endlessly fascinating author and her time spent on the glorious island of Skiathos

Nancy Spain was one of the most celebrated - and notorious - writers and broadcasters of the 50s and 60s. Witty, controversial and brilliant, she lived openly as a lesbian (sharing a household with her two lovers and their various children) and was frequently litigated against for her newspaper columns - Evelyn Waugh successfully sued her for libel... twice.

Nancy Spain had a deep love of the Mediterranean. So it was no surprise when, in the 1960s, she decided to build a place of her own on the Greek island of Skiathos. With an impractical nature surpassed only by her passion for the project, and despite many obstacles, she gloriously succeeded. This classic memoir is infused with all Spain's chaotic brilliance, zest for life and single-minded pursuit of a life worth living.

Perfect for fans of A PLACE IN THE SUN and ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY

Author: Nancy Spain

Paperback Published 11 January 2022 

'Full of fun, and that zest of intelligence that never left her' -Sunday Times

'A happy, hilarious book' -Daily Express

 

 

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