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My name escapes me

the diary of a retiring actor

by Alec Guinness

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Guinness, Alec, 1914- -- Diaries,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Diaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAlec Guinness ; with a preface by John le Carré.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.G8 A3 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL658468M
      ISBN 100670875899
      LC Control Number97003670

      This one left them all behind. We hope you continue to book with us for many years to come. For example, she made Ada sleep in a small cupboard under the sink when she caught Jamie stealing. May 13, Philip rated it really liked it It was a fictional character of Lawrence Durrell who once described an Englishman as having a horny outer shell through which two sensitive antennae, humour and prejudice, explored the world. This is a thinking man's actor; those who saw his Fool in ''King Lear'' describe him as the most philosophical Fool of all.

      The Grandson: A book? Although pleased with the dramatization, Stayner did complain that it depicted him as a somewhat "obnoxious, rude" person, especially toward his parents, something he refuted while publicizing the miniseries in the spring of The Grandson: Well, when does it get good? You killed my father. Westley: As you wish. Police officers spotted and detained both of them.

      Vizzini: Morons. And this is a special book. Now, I fear, its activities are overinflated,'' which is what happens to puffed-up dinghies. He was thrilled and gouged out the nuts and green bits before you could say Juan Robinson. Timmy White, then a grown man, was subpoenaed to testify in Parnell's criminal trial.


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My name escapes me book

All listed under Staci's Travel Escapes! The smiles are often associated with irony, or have nostalgia or even wisdom attached.

When the police checked into his background they found a previous sodomy conviction from Showing of 11 next show all Somebody said, "Hey, Sir Alec Guiness, will you keep a daily diary for a couple years so we can publish it?

His memory for dialogue escapes him, and with it his very identity -- the name he had, laughingly or tight-lippedly, impressed on so many theater- and moviegoers. The British government begins to evacuate children out from London, to escape from the war, sending them to the countryside.

I want to see my face shining in it by morning. Both claimed they knew nothing of the sexual assaults on Stayner. The one time Ada tried to escape their small one-bedroom apartment, her mother beat her until her shoulders bled and was sobbing.

A tear was shed. May 13, Philip rated it really liked it It was a fictional character of Lawrence Durrell who once described an Englishman as having a horny outer shell through which two sensitive antennae, humour and prejudice, explored the world.

The vet came yesterday morning; she was gently put to sleep and then given a lethal injection. I work directly with other companies to get the best deals. According to Stayner, Mathias, along with Parnell, raped him on nine separate occasions at the age of nine.

Although pleased with the dramatization, Stayner did complain that it depicted him as a somewhat "obnoxious, rude" person, especially toward his parents, something he refuted while publicizing the miniseries in the spring of Susan, a woman who lives in the village, is forced to take Ada and Jamie in.

By Alec Guinness. The Grandson: Well, when does it get good? Are you trying to trick me?

My Name Escapes Me by Guinness

There are affectionate sketches of his dogs, rather too much about the weather and a few British references that are likely to befuddle American readers. Before long we shall have Mansfield Park and Northanger football clubs. An undercurrent of melancholy runs throughout the book, as Guinness notes the deaths of lifelong friends, his wife's declining health and his own fading powers as a man and performer.Oct 30,  · My Name Escapes Me by Alec Guinness,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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By Alec Guinness. pp. New York: Sir Alec is a man to reckon with, and you could do far, far worse than peruse and ponder this Guinness book of personal records.

John Simon is the theater critic of New York magazine and the film critic of National Review. More on Alec Guinness From the.