Yesterday Morning: A Very English Childhood


Yesterday Morning: A Very English Childhood | 9781783788163 | Diana Athill

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:02/06/2022 by Granta Books


Yesterday Morning is a vivid recollection of Diana Athill’s joyful beginnings. It is also a remarkable insight into a now vanished world; this is England in the 1920s, seen with a clear and unsentimental eye from the vantage point of the 21st century.

Growing up in a Norfolk country house with servants, Athill’s upbringing was rich and loving: filled with the pleasures of horse riding and the unfolding secrets of adults and sex. However, here, she probes these foundations, asking: does privilege equate to happiness?

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