Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter Fraser, AntoniaНазвание: Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter Fraser, Antonia
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A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and ...
Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter Fraser, Antonia
Basically, this is a list of all the wonderful parties you were never invited to, the fancy dress balls you never attended, the interesting people you never met, or even if you meet them, you didnt have as much fun as fraser had. In later life he wrote several more full-length plays, including betrayal, but mostly confined himself to one-act plays, poems and increasingly left-wing political speeches. Mostly, her memoir confirms the impression gained from her fridge that the fraserpinter household was somewhat grand, that the couple usually took supper outside the home in restaurants, at the houses of their well-connected friends rather than on a tray in front of (harold, writes his thriller-loving wife, did not understand the mentality of one who was keenly awaiting the next lee child).
On the subject of life with harold, however, frasers memoir is also unremittingly delicious strange, rarefied, frequently hilarious. She wrote major biographies of mary, queen of scots, charles ii and marie antoinette, as well as numerous mysteries -- by my count she produced 19 books during the period they were together -- but we see very little of what occupied her intellectually during the time of her marriage to pinter. All this is part of the discipline of a carefully lived, extremely focused life.
Four months into their passion, hugh fraser asked his wife if she was in love with someone else. All of it duly and dutifully recorded to point to lives lived as a form of art. For instance, anthony powell ( ) seems to have come over to their house all the time, but i dont remember getting invited. Instead, there are tickets bought, dresses worn, speeches made, poetry read and then more speeches.
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Jan 16, 2010 ... It may lack sensational revelations but Antonia Fraser's memoir of married life with Pinter is eccentric and hilarious, says Rachel Cooke.
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Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter Fraser, Antonia"Must You Go? My Life With Harold Pinter," a memoir by Antonia ...
Nov 5, 2010 ... My Life With Harold Pinter by Antonia Fraser Nan Talese/Doubleday. 328 pp. $28.95 In describing how she and the playwright Harold Pinter ...
Must You Go? My Life with Harold Pinter Fraser, Antonia
When she decided to make us tea, we repaired to the kitchen of her holland park house, a room she approached tentatively, as if a bomb might have been planted there (perhaps she was fearful of stumbling on her husband pinter, even by her account, had a famously awful temper). Fraser thinks that returning to the bachelor state suited her emotionally distant husband, though she is also sweet enough to acknowledge that she might not have been the perfect wife. .
Frasers account of her 33-year relationship with pinter (they lived together from 1975 until the playwrights death from cancer on christmas eve, 2008). But wait a minute! Alison did cast a horoscope for me once, and it was fun, but not part of this continuously enchanted life fraser is writing about. Fraser describes a visit to her husbands surgeon, in which he details which bit of harold he intends lopping off.
All this is part of the discipline of a carefully lived, extremely focused life. He wasnt! He had a pathological hatred of flies, a bizarre desire to stick up for slobodan milosevic, the serbian leader, and, outside the soothing confines of their home, a humour like fire and brimstone. Remarkably, although this volume purports to be a memoir of their life as a couple, theres very little material here on frasers own work. But by this time he was terribly ill, having been diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus in 2001.
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