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Perchance to Pick One’s Nose

Jan Morris

‘Shame and regret are certainly not the same things: je ne regrette rien, like charity, can cover a multitude of sins.’

Jan Morris

Jan Morris is the author of over forty books including Venice, Oxford and Pax Britannica (Faber/Harvest), a three-volume history of the British Empire. Her final collection of reportage and travel pieces is Contact! A Book of Encounters (W. W. Norton), published in 2010. She lives in Wales.

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