Joyce spent her early years with her mother, brothers, cousins & beloved nanny; her father was absent, in India. She conveys with humour and charm the Spartan yet secure world of her Edwardian childhood, by word and in her entertaining line drawings.
`A most engaging account of her early life. Warmly recommended.' London Standard
`This is a delightful "childhood" book. Significant in content right through, summing up events with a humorous precision. A crisply told story.' C. Herald
`It encapsulates a segment of social history that is unique, and only just within living memory; the era of the British Raj and the lifestyle of the people who served it.' Devon Life
`A gem of a book.' C.Times
Among early, widely praised titles from Tabb House are biographies including THE SLENDER TREE: a Life of Alice Meynell by June Badeni; also A RADICAL ARISTOCRAT: Sir William Molesworth of Pencarrow by Alison Adburgham (republished in paperback in 2007); and MUSIC IN THE AIR, the memoirs of a classical musician, Clifton Helliwell.