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Jackdaw Cake

Norman Lewis

‘My grandfather, whom I saw only at weekends, filled every corner of the house with his deep, competitive voice, and a personality aromatic as cigar-smoke.’

Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis died in 2003 at the age of 95. He was the author of thirteen novels and fifteen books of travel and memoir. ‘An Amateur Spy in Arabia’, which was published in Granta 73, was taken from his final book, A Voyage by Dhow.

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