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Piers Paul Read

Alec Guinness

Piers Paul Read - Alec Guinness

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After the death of Alec Guinness in August 2000, his widow Merula asked Piers Paul Read, who had been a friend of her husband, to write his biography. With the help of the Guinness family and free access to Sir Alec's papers, Read has written a penetrating and perceptive account of a complex man.

Category(ies): biography
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN Number: 0743244982