Title: Memoirs, 1885-1967
Book Condition: New
0060128615 New Unread Book, hard cover.(-) Fast shipping, Excellent customer service, Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # L-6-237
Synopsis: From the dust jacket ..."If the purpose of autobiography is to make the reader like the author more than before, Maurois succeeds ...He was a great communicator, a great conciliator. In this book, beautifully translated by Denver Lindley, he has communicated himself. It is a book of "good will", Maurois says in the preface. That is certainly the dominant impression that it leaves on the mid. SO says Nigel Nicolson in the SPECTATOR. Continuing, he describes the book as 'an endearing mixture of conceit and boyishness, of conflict and contentment ... He strikes no attitudes; he is neither grandiloquent nor stern. He remains buoyant, adventurous, rather flirtatious. ...He tells us with candour of his loves, and with wit and whimsy of his ambitions." ...
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