Reading and Writing - a Personal Account

Two essays: 'The Writer and India', beginning, 'India was the greater hurt. It was a subject country. It was also the place from whose very great poverty our grandfathers had had to run away in the late nineteenth century.' And the title piece, written for the Charles Douglas-Home Memorial Trust, 'I was eleven, no more, when the wish came to me to be a writer; and then very soon it was a settled ambition.'

Publisher: The New York Review of Books. First American edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: New York
Fine in dustwrapper.


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