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The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennett

Published May 31, 2020

The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennett

I’ve seen the film and must have picked up this book at a similar time but it’s taken my a while to get round to reading it. It’s super short, though, so I whipped through it very quickly. Alan Bennett has hand-picked some of the diary entries he wrote about the lady that came to live on his driveway in a van - how that happened, how they managed to co-exist together, and her sad death at the end, plus the subsequent things he learned.