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A very private life

Michael Frayn

A very private life

by Michael Frayn

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Published by Fontana in (Glasgow) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1968.

StatementMichael Frayn.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16743563M
ISBN 100006161561

  An Arranged Marriage Spirals Into Quiet Disaster Fresh Air. • Private Life, the new novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley, follows the life Author: Jane Smiley.   They are different. Private life is known to you and few people close to you, Public life is known to many people. Generally we don’t want our private life known to many people. Our private life has a certain influence on our public life. The valu.

Photo by Justin DeMarco. Keeping your personal life private isn’t such an easy task. It’s flattering that people genuinely care what we’re doing with our days – where we’re living, what we’re doing for work, who we’re sharing our lives with, when we’re going to make our next career or relationship moves, why we’re doing what we’re doing, and how we’re going to achieve all. 1. How popular is Chris Svensson’s book? a. Not very popular b. Very popular c. It’s new. People don’t know it yet. 2. What is the work–life balance like in traditional workplaces? a. Work lives and private lives are clearly divided. b. People work too much overtime and so they have no private life. c. People are free to manage the File Size: 92KB.

A History of Private Life: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War is the fourth volume in a five-volume survey of private life from antiquity to the late twentieth century. Private Life has a bittersweet conclusion, a frustrating one that creates doubt that things will improve for its protagonists. Still, there is a growth in Rachel and Richard’s bond, and a strengthened relationship found in their niece Sadie, which is enough to make the conclusion feel like a victory, which is a testament to the thematic strength of the film, of emotionally successful Author: Christina Tucker.


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