"A painful, funny, frightening, moving, marvellous
book...everybody should read it" -- Sunday Times (Nick Hornby)
"A splendid book...it leaps with life" -- Irish Times
"Morrison's dialogue is bitingly funny, his examination of family
life painfully acute"
-- Sunday Business Post
"Tender, honest, angry, loyal...(an) extraordinary book" -- The Times
"The life (is) held up so close to one's face that one can smell
it, touch it"
First published in 1993, Blake Morrison's And When Did You Last See Your Father? is an extraordinary portrait of family life, father-son relationships and bereavement. It became a best-seller and inspired a whole genre of confessional memoirs, winning the Waterstone's/Volvo/Esquire Award for Non-Fiction and the J. R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography. This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
From the Publisher
To celebrate the film adaptation of Blake Morrison's ground-breaking memoir, Granta Books are proud to publish this special edition film tie-in of "And When Did You Last See Your Father"
About the Author
Blake Morrison is the author of several books, including As If
, and his essay collection, Too True
. His latest book is Things My Mother Never Told Me
(Vintage/Granta US). He lives in London.