Mosaic: A Family Memoir Revisited (Hardcover)

A Family Memoir Revisited

By Michael Holroyd

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393052732, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2004



Mosaic is Holroyd's piecing together of these remarkable stories: the murder of the fearsome headmaster of his school; the discovery that his Swedish grandmother was the mistress of the French anarchist Jacques Prevert; and a letter about the beauty of his mother that provides a clue to a decade-long affair. Funny, touching, and wry, Mosaic shows how other people's lives, however eccentric or extreme, echo our own dreams and experiences.