Margaret's book, Celebration, won several awards, and I ran a series of six godslots on it in the paper. However, a mix-up in the Collins/Fount inventory system meant that anyone who asked for it in a bookshop was told it was out of print, and 2,000 copies rotted in a warehouse in Glasgow. Another thing for which we must thank Rupert Murdoch. It has since been reissued, in England, by Mowbrays. I will add the ISBN when I find it.

Her son Francis has just published a very well-received cultural study of Antarctica, I will be some time. Ice and the English Imagination.

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