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  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448114245
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Of Love And Asthma



We should have awakened to the sun streaming in from across the valley, but this is not a story about things as they should be, and it was a dark blustery morning, blasting the blossom off the may. Only in the shelter of the high hedgerows down in the lanes streaked with red mud was there ant escape from the wind and the rain.Just as we were putting on our boots, I pinned down the unidentified fear of the night before. I had slept without my asthma pillow. It was not the first time . But this was the first time I had slept without it and not properly noticed until the morning after. This must, I though, be love. Would it be punished to?

  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448114245
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Ferdinand Mount

Ferdinand Mount is a reviewer, influential collumnist and political commentator. He has written for the Spectator, the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times, and was editor of TheTimes Literary Supplement from 1991 to 2003. He was awarded the Hawthornden Prize for Of Love and Asthma (Vintage), the first of the Chronicle of Modern Twilight Series, and has since written Heads You Win, the bestselling memoir Cold Cream and, most recently, The New Few: A Very British Oligarchy. He lives in London.

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Praise for Of Love And Asthma

Exceedingly stylish and entertaining novel. The ability to combine the serious with the comic so adroitly is rare and admirable.

The Times

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