Monday January 20, 2020

Witty account of a dysfunctional family

This Is Not My Beautiful Life: A Memoir, By Victoria Fedden

7th August, 2016

Memoir; This Is Not My Beautiful Life: A Memoir, By Victoria Fedden, Picador, €14.60

‘When the Feds raid your house, they like to take you by surprise,” observes Victoria Fedden in the first line of her memoir. As openers go, it’s a gratifyingly hookish one.

As it happens, the house was her parents’ house. Fedden and her husband were staying there while their own house was undergoing renovations.

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