Lorna Sage

Lorna Sage was a British author, literary critic, and academic, best known for her memoir 'Bad Blood' which won the Whitbread Book Award for Biography in 2000.

Books

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  1. 1. Bad Blood

    "Bad Blood" is a memoir about a woman's escape from a repressive childhood in post-WWII Britain. The author recounts her experiences growing up in a dysfunctional family with a philandering vicar for a grandfather and a depressed and distant mother. Despite the bleak surroundings, she manages to find solace in literature and education, ultimately earning a scholarship to university. The book is a testament to the transformative power of education and the author's fierce determination to escape her past.

    The 3286th Greatest Book of All Time