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Wild Olives: Life in Majorca With Robert Graves by [Graves, William]
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Length: 274 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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"An excellent short memoir, recalling the magic of his childhood on Majorca, but also showing how hard it is to live with such a father." (Derwent May, European)

"William Graves's forthright memoir not only gives a sharp account of Father's foibles but offers a fuller evocation of the swiftly changing scene at Deyá and Palma than in Robert's sketchy Majorca Observed." (London Magazine)

"In Wild Olives, William, the eldest son of Robert Graves's second marriage, has given us a delightful, personal account of life with father after the family's return to Majorca - all the local intrigues, litigation and gossip interlaced with vivid descriptions of the mental processes by which Graves imagined himself back into the past or made mercurially intuitive connections like some kind of literary Sherlock Holmes" (Times Literary Supplement)

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William Graves’ memoir about growing up with a famous father and living in Majorca through the middle of the twentieth century.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 552 KB
  • Print Length: 274 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; New Ed edition (4 September 2008)
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0031XYI8S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #514,975 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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