As It Happens

Author Sylvia Smith: 1945 - 2013

A review of the late Sylvia Smith's first memoir, Misadventures, described her prose as "a cross between a police officer giving evidence in court and a slightly demented grandmother intent on telling you everything over a cup of tea." Sylvia Smith died on Saturday, in London. She was sixty-seven. Caroline Dawnay was Sylvia Smith's first agent....
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A review of the late Sylvia Smith's first memoir, Misadventures, described her prose as "a cross between a police officer giving evidence in court and a slightly demented grandmother intent on telling you everything over a cup of tea." Sylvia Smith died on Saturday, in London. She was sixty-seven. Caroline Dawnay was Sylvia Smith's first agent.

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