Monday, March 04, 2013

At 14 Henrietta St a Memoir and a Celebration - Phillip Mann

"I didn’t get much sleep that night, I can tell you. But I did one thing. I rang my mother. “Mam. Mam. “ “Oh hello Pip. What’s up?” “Mam. I’ve just had a man called John Bush on the line from Victor Gollancz. They want to do my book.’ “Oh, that’s nice.” “Yes but he said he’d rung you, and you’d told him you didn’t know where I was. What the hell were you playing at?” “Oh, it was him was it? I thought it was the police, so I wasn’t going to give you away, son.”" 4 out of 5