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Memories and Hallucinations

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Memories and Hallucinations is an imaginative and deftly constructed pattern of memories, poems, ideas, reflections and dreams. It move from an apparently serene and happy childhood in Cornwall, to present-day Herefordshire, to under-graduate days in Oxford and troubled times between, both in Britain and abroad. Within the loose framework of a series of analytical sessions, D. M. Thomas explores his vivid memories of people, places, emotions and reactions. He examines the genesis of his novels with a fascinating analysis of their inspiration and evolution. He also writes about his relationships; research; the suicide of a close friend; teaching; accusations of plagiarism; National Service; encounters with mediums; illness; Armenia, Russia and Bulgaria; family and other trees... a kaleidoscopic maze that crystallises into a highly readable and absorbing picture of a man - as poet, novelist, translator and academic; as son, lover, husband and father.

Dust jacket very good, boards very good.
Excellent pages, very little edge wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas, D. M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575043059
ISBN-13:
9780575043053
Number of pages:
195
Publisher:
Gollancz

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Memories and Hallucinations is an imaginative and deftly constructed pattern of memories, poems, ideas, reflections and dreams. It move from an apparently serene and happy childhood in Cornwall, to present-day Herefordshire, to under-graduate days in Oxford and troubled times between, both in Britain and abroad. Within the loose framework of a series of analytical sessions, D. M. Thomas explores his vivid memories of people, places, emotions and reactions. He examines the genesis of his novels with a fascinating analysis of their inspiration and evolution. He also writes about his relationships; research; the suicide of a close friend; teaching; accusations of plagiarism; National Service; encounters with mediums; illness; Armenia, Russia and Bulgaria; family and other trees... a kaleidoscopic maze that crystallises into a highly readable and absorbing picture of a man - as poet, novelist, translator and academic; as son, lover, husband and father.

Dust jacket very good, boards very good.
Excellent pages, very little edge wear.

Author(s):
Thomas, D. M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575043059
ISBN-13:
9780575043053
Number of pages:
195
Publisher:
Gollancz

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