You Cannot Live As I Have Lived And Not End Up Like This

Terence Blacker's biography of the outrageous Willie Donaldson, creator of the infamous Henry Root Letters.

Abridged by Alison Joseph and read by Stephen Boxer.

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Terence Blacker's biography of the outrageous Willie Donaldson, creator of the infamous Henry Root Letters.

Abridged by Alison Joseph and read by Stephen Boxer.Who was Donaldson and what made him tick?

Terence Blacker celebrates the outrageous life of Willie Donaldson, creator of the 'Henry Root letters'.

Read by Stephen Boxer.

The outrageous life of Willie Donaldson, creator of the 'Henry Root letters'.

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Terence Blacker celebrates the outrageous life of Willie Donaldson, creator of the 'Henry Root letters'. Read by Stephen Boxer.

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Donaldson enjoyed heady days at Cambridge and later in London during the 70s.

Cambridge, then London - which means Emma Jane Crampton.

Stephen Boxer reads Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

Cambridge, then London - which means Emma Jane Crampton. Stephen Boxer reads Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

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Donaldson strikes gold with the Henry Root Letters.

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Striking spoofer's gold with 'The Henry Root Letters'. Stephen Boxer reads Terence Blacker's celebration of William Donaldson.

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Danger looms when Donaldson's life and writing become entangled.

Life and writing get mixed up - a dangerous combination.

Stephen Boxer reads Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

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Life and writing get mixed up - a dangerous combination. Stephen Boxer reads Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

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Donaldson's sad end gives the author chance to salute a great comic moralist.

A salute to the ending of a 'great comic moralist'.

Stephen Boxer concludes Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

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A salute to the ending of a 'great comic moralist'. Stephen Boxer concludes Terence Blacker's celebration of WilLiam Donaldson.

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