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“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.” (Anne Lamott)

The New York Times best-selling author of the Maisie Dobbs series offers a deeply personal memoir of her family’s resilience in the face of war and privation.

After 16 novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her story tackles the difficult, poignant, and fascinating family accounts of her paternal grandfather’s shell shock; her mother’s evacuation from London during the Blitz; her soft-spoken animal-loving father’s torturous assignment to an explosives team during WWII; her parents’ years living with Romany gypsies; and Winspear’s own childhood picking hops and fruit on farms in rural Kent, capturing her ties to the land and her dream of being a writer at its very inception.

An eye-opening and heartfelt portrayal of a postwar England we rarely see, This Time Next Year We’ll Be Laughing chronicles a childhood in the English countryside, of working class indomitability and family secrets, of artistic inspiration and the price of memory.

©2020 Jacqueline Winspear (P)2020 Recorded Books, Inc.

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  • Dr. Janet Bobby
  • 2021-01-10

A Vivd Look at the Life of Jackie Winspear

I loved this book As I read it I thought that it was written with a very sharp pencil so vivid was the writing. I also have enjoyed the novels she has written. I listened to the book. It was read by Jackie Winspear. Listening to her read with her English accent made the places and people she described real.

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  • L.Drake
  • 2020-12-15

I loved this memoir!

This is a wonderful, charming memoir by one of my favorite authors, Jacqueline Winspear. she narrated her own memoir, and that made it kind of special. she shared so many interesting vignettes about her growing up years. I heartily recommend this book.

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  • Mariel Louise McEwan
  • 2020-11-15

A biography you won’t forget.

An unexpected view into the background of an exceptional storyteller. So , “pull up your socks “ and grow into your own voice! I won’t forget these lives. A gift to the reader.

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  • andrea
  • 2021-03-24

Love love love Maisie Dobbs


Did not love the memoir. Should have returned the book after listening for 30 minutes.

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  • Karen E. Hall
  • 2021-01-21

memoir that reads like a novel

I never lost interest in Winspear's memoir. It is better than her novels! Loved it!

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  • Betty Fellows
  • 2021-01-05

Wonderful autobiography

I don’t normally write reviews but this book deserves one. It was amazing

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the Masie Dobbs books which I love.

Her autobiography details her challenging childhood. It’s amazing she was able to overcome everything and become the author she is today. Even though she had a hard scrabble early life she looks back with love for her family.

This is a very uplifting book & I’m grateful I listened to it.

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  • Slimcook
  • 2021-04-09

Masie fans please note

As a devotee of Masie Dobb I found the connection to Jacqueline Winspear’s life and the fictional world to be fascinating. Insightful.

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  • Dallas
  • 2021-04-09

Facts less enjoyable than fiction

Disappointing. Winspear's parents were doubtless marvelous people, but their story wasn't half as much fun to read as the saga of her sweet, earnest Maisie Dobbs.