Two Lives The Political and Business Careers of Edward Du Cann by Edward Du Cann

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Two Lives: A Memoir by Vikram Seth The Two Lives are those of the author's great uncle Shanti and great aunt Henny, who lived in Hendon when he knew them, but had met in Berlin before the Second World War.

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Oct 22,  · TWO LIVES tells the remarkable story of Seth's great uncle and aunt. His great uncle Shanti left India for medical school in Berlin in the s and lodged with a German Jewish family.

In the household was a daughter, Henny, who urged her mother 'not to take the blackie'. But a friendship developed and each managed to leave Germany and found /5(39).

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Janet Malcolm asks at the beginning of this extraordinary work of literary biography and investigative journalism.

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