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17 Feb 2015 * EBOOK * £6.99 * 9781784971403
The essential George Bernard Shaw biography for the general reader, showing a provocative and paradoxical figure sympathetically and movingly portrayed.
Non Fiction / BGL (Biography)
Extent: 848 pages
Exclusive sale: GB AU NZ IN ZA SG
Not for sale: CA US
Besides the biographies of Augustus John, Bernard Shaw and Lytton Strachey, Michael Holroyd has written two volumes of memoirs, Basil Street Blues and Mosaic. He was president of the Royal Society of Literature from 2003 - 2008 and is the only non-fiction writer to have been awarded the British Literature Prize. He lives in London and Somerset with his wife, the novelist Margaret Drabble.