Period Piece : A Cambridge Childhood

by Gwen Raverat

£9.99

Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of Period Piece : A Cambridge Childhood at the Owl Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.


    Memoir

    Paperback

    9780571339037

    Published by Faber & Faber

    Books > Favourites

    9.99 Owl loyalty points

    Period Piece is the classic memoir of a Cambridge childhood, written by Charles Darwin’s granddaughter. It evokes a time when long summer days were disturbed by nothing noisier than a horse, and long winter nights were lit only by candle or gas lamp.

    It is a shrewd, touching and comic portrait of eccentric relations, and of Cambridge society when it was small enough to be treated as an extension of the family. As a young girl Gwen thought it impossible that she could ever succeed as an artist, and yet the observations of the small incidents of life, recorded here in delightful prose and beautiful illustrations, reveal an artist’s careful eye.

    Terms & Conditions : Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools, 1939-1979 by Ysenda Maxtone Graham | 9780349143064

    Terms & Conditions : Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools, 1939-1979

    Ysenda Maxtone Graham

    £9.99

    Heartstopper – Volume One by Alice Oseman | 9781444951387

    Heartstopper – Volume One

    Alice Oseman

    £10.99

    The Netanyahus – The Pulitzer Prize 2022 Winner by Joshua Cohen | 9781913097608

    The Netanyahus – The Pulitzer Prize 2022 Winner

    Joshua Cohen

    £12.99

    In the Distance by Hernan Diaz | 9781911547235

    In the Distance

    Hernan Diaz

    £9.99

    Homesick For Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh | 9781784701505

    Homesick For Another World

    Ottessa Moshfegh

    £9.99

    My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh | 9781784707422

    My Year of Rest and Relaxation

    Ottessa Moshfegh

    £9.99