Alison Lurie

Standard Name: Lurie, Alison


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Friends, Associates Alison Fell
On her trip to the USA in 1995 she met fellow-novelist Alison Lurie . A couple of years later she went on one foreign trip with novelist A. L. Kennedy and another with poet Judith Kazantzis
Friends, Associates Antonia Fraser
Among many other writers, her long-term friends include V. S. Naipaul , Edna O'Brien , Alison Lurie (an American who spends much of her time in London), and Emma Tennant (who read Mary, Queen of...
Friends, Associates Jane Gardam
JG is a personal friend of the American novelist Alison Lurie .
Miller, Lucasta. “Novel existence”. The Guardian.
Literary responses Deborah Moggach
Alison Lurie called this book original, perceptive and very entertaining.
Moggach, Deborah. “Autobiography”. Deborah Moggach: About Deborah.
DM , though not especially proud of this novel, feels that it was a watershed: here, through writing about people unconnected with herself, she found...
Reception Sylvia Townsend Warner
Lolly Willowes is still in print, and, according to Claire Harman was still STW 's best-known work at the latter part of the twentieth century. Alison Lurie wrote the introduction for an edition in the...
Reception Anita Brookner
This book provoked an unusual article from journalist Mark Lawson , centred less on Brookner than on his own response. I have mocked her dessicated sentences, characterless protagonists and action-free narratives, he wrote. The gist...


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