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John Miller on co-writing with Judi Dench

Judi Dench, Non Fiction

- November 25th, 2010

When I embarked in 1995 on my biography Judi Dench: With a Crack in Her Voice I never dreamt that it would be the first of a quartet on which I was destined to work for Weidenfeld & Nicolson.  That first book is still in print, I am happy to say, has been updated several times, and has now reached its 24th impression.  To mark her 70th birthday in 2004 I was asked to edit and introduce a tribute volume by a number of her friends and colleagues, entitled Darling Judi. That is the only…

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A short story by Paul Torday

All contributors, Paul Torday

- November 24th, 2010

The Christening

At the time of this story, in 1970, Ned Summers was the senior clerk in the Accounts section of the Abandoned Vehicles Department at Middlesbrough Town Council. He had a son, Charlie, born shortly before the sad death of his wife eighteen months previously. Since his wife’s death he had buried himself in research into his own ancestry and he had established some important genealogical connections…

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