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    Publisher: Canongate

    The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws

    £10.99
    A beautifully written and deeply personal book on the jigsaw and the part it plays in the patchwork of its distinguished author's life. A mix of memoir, jigsaw history and the strange delights of puzzling
    ISBN: 9781786899712
    AuthorMargaret Drabble
    Pub Date07/05/2020
    BindingPaperback
    Pages384
    Availability: In Stock

    In The Pattern in the Carpet the award-winning and beloved writer Margaret Drabble explores her own family story alongside the history of her favourite childhood pastime - the jigsaw. The result is an original and moving personal history about remembrance, growing older, the importance of play and the ways in which we make sense of our past by ornamenting our present.

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    In The Pattern in the Carpet the award-winning and beloved writer Margaret Drabble explores her own family story alongside the history of her favourite childhood pastime - the jigsaw. The result is an original and moving personal history about remembrance, growing older, the importance of play and the ways in which we make sense of our past by ornamenting our present.