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The Queen of Bohemia by Dulcie Deamer & An Incidental Memoir by Robin Dalton

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May 1999, no. 210

The Queen of Bohemia: The autobiography of Dulcie Deamer by Dulcie Deamer

UQP $29.95 pb, 239 pp

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An Incidental Memoir

by Robin Dalton

Viking, $29.95 hb, 368 pp

The Queen of Bohemia by Dulcie Deamer & An Incidental Memoir by Robin Dalton

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May 1999, no. 210

It’s interesting how many comic autobiographers are theatrical, like Barry Humphries, Clive James, Hal Porter, and Robin Eakin, whose Aunts up the Cross (1965) is a minor masterpiece and very funny. Eakin’s belated follow-up, An Incidental Memoir, published under her married name of Dalton, compares interestingly with Dulcie Deamer’s posthumously published The Queen of Bohemia.

David McCooey reviews 'The Queen of Bohemia: The Autobiography of Dulcie Deamer' by Dulcie Deamer and 'An Incidental Memoir' by Robin Dalton

The Queen of Bohemia: The autobiography of Dulcie Deamer

by Dulcie Deamer

UQP $29.95 pb, 239 pp

Book Cover 2 Small

An Incidental Memoir

by Robin Dalton

Viking, $29.95 hb, 368 pp

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