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The Long View by Elizabeth Jane Howard: Margaret Norwich

"This is the compelling story of one woman and her marriage told by a writer whose craft and humanity are universally praised. Antonia Fleming faces a life alone in 1950’s London, but as she looks towards her future, the novel moves steadily backwards in time, tracing her marriage to its beginning in the 1920s, through years of mistake, motherhood, dreams and war: a master class in form, a great read and much to discuss!"

Tutor: Margaret Norwich

"Margaret Norwich studied liberal arts at Vassar College, New York and read English at Girton College, Cambridge.  She has worked in publishing, higher education and the voluntary sector. She lectured on English Language & Literature for many years at Bedford College/De Montfort University, and was Tutor/Organiser for the WEA in Bedfordshire. Her interests include the poetry of Sylvia Plath, the novels of Hilary Mantel, the plays of Tom Stoppard, and the redemptive power of rock music."