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A Strange Eventful History

The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families

A Strange Eventful History( )
Author: Holroyd, Michael
ISBN:978-0-7011-7987-8
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Chatto & Windus
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.95
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Book Details
Pages:640
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 24.1 x 3.9 cm
Book Weight:0.955 Kilograms
Author Biography
Holroyd, Michael (Author)
Michael Holroyd was born in London, England on August 27, 1935. He was educated at Eton College. He published his first book, a biography of writer Hugh Kingsmill, in 1964. He has also written the biographies of George Bernard Shaw, Augustus John, Lytton Strachey, and Ellen Terry and Henry Irving. His other works include Basil Street Blues, Mosaic, and A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers. He has received several awards including the Heywood Hill Literary Prize in 2001, the David Cohen British Prize for Literature in 2005, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography for A Strange Eventful History in 2009. He was knighted for his services to literature in 2007.

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