Montage | Sunday Observer


Thanks to rereading Austen I have experienced a rejuvenation of spirit and energy Life begins at 40, my father used to say. He drew that particular piece of popular wisdom from a self-help book, written by Walter B Pitkin and published in 1932. Only 50 years previously 40 had been the end-of-life expectation, so naturally my father was relieved that it had risen to 60....
25 September, 2022
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