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When Diana Athill met the man she calls Didi, she fell in love instantly and out of love just as fast. Didi's quirks, which at first appeared so charming and sweet, soon revealed a darker side--he was a gambler, a drinker, and a womanizer, impossible to live with but impossible to ignore. explores the years of their friendship; a period that culminated in Didi's suicide (in Athill's apartment). This bravura work "gives a new dimension to honesty, a new comprehension to love" ().

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The haunting account of a woman's doomed relationship with an exceptional, charming, destructive man.

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Athill ("Instead of a Letter") presents a haunting account of a woman's doomed relationship with an exceptional, charming, destructive man.

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A classic memoir by the author of the New York Times bestseller Somewhere Towards the End.

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A classic memoir by the author of the bestseller .

About the Author

Born in 1917 and educated at Oxford University, Diana Athill has written several memoirs, including Instead of a Letter, After a Funeral, Somewhere Towards the End, and the New York Times Notable Book Stet, about her fifty-year career in publishing. She lives in London and was recently appointed an Officer of the British Empire.

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ISBN:
9780393338584
Author:
Athill, Diana
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Suicide
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
199
Dimensions:
8.26x5.60x.57 in. .40 lbs.

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