By Lynn Barber
Whilst the journalist Lynn Barber used to be sixteen, she used to be picked up at a bus-stop by way of an enticing older guy who drew up in his activities motor vehicle - and her existence used to be virtually wrecked. A vibrant convinced lady, on target to visit Oxford, she started a dating which, really, used to be inspired by way of her traditional, suburban mom and dad and which took her into the louche, semi-criminal international of west London simply because the Nineteen Sixties started. spoil beckoned, till in the future she made a major discovery. "An Education", the hole piece of this attention-grabbing memoir, was once hugely praised while first released in "Granta" journal, and is presently being filmed through the BBC with a Nick Hornby script.
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