All biographical and autobiographical books by Old Shirburnians.
C Day-Lewis: A Life
Peter McDonald, Literary Review
A life rich in incident, and Stanford tells its story efficiently,
leaving any matters of judgement to the reader.
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd (May 2007)
Clover Stroud, THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
“Funny, touching and ultimately very moving, this is […]
Charles Hudson VC was one of the twentieth century’s outstanding fighting soldiers. His military career through two world wars and in Russia in 1919 earned […]
Matthew Dennison, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH:
“It has an engaging sense of immediacy that goes some way towards balancing the sadness that Margaret’s life inspires in retrospect.”
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (March 2007)
Jeremy Archer (d 68-73)
A poignant anthology of Christmas letters, cards and diary entries, written during wartime, charmingly illustrated by Matilda Hunt.
Publisher: Century (October 2007)
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Witness to War; the letters, paintings and photographs of a Naval Officer’s wife from Gibraltar, July-August 1936. (Edited)
Ruth Macnair witnessed the opening shots of the Spanish Civil War. Her husband, Ian Macnair, was in command of a destroyer, HMS Shamrock, and he was ordered by the Admiralty to undertake a number of hazardous missions to […]