Must You Go? Must You Go? , the title of Antonia Fraser’s bold, intimate, madly entertaining memoir of the years with her late husband Harold Pinter refers to… Must You Go? Must You Go? , the title of Antonia Fraser’s bold, intimate, madly entertaining memoir of the years with her late husband Harold Pinter refers to… 2010-11-02 Memoir Nonfiction Nan A. Talese
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Must You Go? (2010)

Antonia Fraser | Must You Go? by Antonia Fraser
Must You Go? by Antonia Fraser
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Details Release Date: Nov 02, 2010; Writer: Antonia Fraser; Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction; Publisher: Nan A. Talese

Must You Go?, the title of Antonia Fraser’s bold, intimate, madly entertaining memoir of the years with her late husband Harold Pinter refers to the life-changing question posed to the author by the esteemed British playwright at a dinner party in 1975. At the time, the politically outspoken Pinter was married and the father of one; the elegant Fraser, the daughter of an earl, was a prolific writer specializing in English royal biographies, married to a Tory MP, and the mother of six. Their (once scandalous) 33-year love affair lasted until Pinter’s death in 2008. From diary entries she kept that chronicled the glittering couple’s A-list life, Fraser, now 78 and the grandmother of 16, simultaneously creates a tender portrait of an exciting marriage, and a deliciously detailed account of living in the thick of creativity and fame. A

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Originally posted Oct 27, 2010 Published in issue #1127 Nov 05, 2010 Order article reprints