The Times Lives Less Ordinary: obituaries of the eccentric, unique and undefinable (Hardcover)
The Times obituaries have given readers throughout the world an instant picture of a life for more than 150 years. This is a selection of those who saw the world in different colors. Some were eccentrics, some mavericks, all marched to the beat of their own drum. Each obituary has been updated and reproduced in its entirety.
The Times Register provides a rich store of information and opinion on the most fascinating characters of the twentieth and early twenty-first century – be they dons, pop stars, vicars, MPs, rugby players or aristocrats.
Authoritative, fascinating, insightful and endlessly engaging, this is a must for anyone with an interest in the eccentrics and unique characters of recent times. Includes Diana Athill, Betty Dodson, Anita Pallenberg, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jackie Stallone, Eve Babitz, Jan Morris, John McAfee and Ted Knight.
Nigel Farndale is a published author and journalist and has worked on several broadsheet newspapers. He is Obituaries Editor at The Times.