Thrumpton Hall: A Memoir of Life in My Father's House (New York Times Notable Books)

Thrumpton Hall: A Memoir of Life in My Father's House (New York Times Notable Books)

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"Dear Thrumpton, how I miss you tonight." When twenty-one-year-old George Seymour wrote these words in 1944, the object of his affection was not a young woman but the beautiful country house in Nottinghamshire that he desired above all else. Miranda Seymour would later be raised at Thrumpton Hall - her upbringing far from idyllic, as life revolved around her father's odd capriciousness. The house took priority over everything, even his family - until the day when George Seymour, in his golden years, began dressing in black leather and riding powerful motorbikes around the countryside in the company of surprising friends. A biography and family memoir by turns hilarious and heart-wrenching, Miranda Seymour's Thrumpton Hall is a riveting, frequently shocking, and ultimately unforgettable true story of the devastating consequences of obsessive desire and misplaced love.
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ISBN: 9780061466588

Published Date: July 1, 2009

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 270

Size: 7.90" l x 5.60" w x 0.80"