My Life in Houses (Paperback)

Margaret Forster

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'I was born on 25th May, 1938, in the front bedroom of a house in Orton Road, a house on the outer edges of Raffles, a council estate. I was a lucky girl.' So begins Margaret Forster's journey through the houses she's lived in, from that sparkling new council house, to her beloved London home of today. This is not a book about bricks and mortar though. This is a book about what houses are to us, the effect they have on the way we live our lives and the changing nature of our homes: from blacking grates and outside privies; to cities dominated by bedsits and lodgings; to the houses of today converted back into single dwellings. Finally, it is a gently insistent, personal inquiry into the meaning of home.


Product Details

  • Product code: ARCFT
  • ISBN: 9780099593973
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.1cm x 19.9cm
  • Pages: 272
  • Publish date: Thu Feb 25 00:00:00 GMT 2016
  • Book points: 7

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