Dreams and Doorways
From the bestselling author of Raven: My year of dating dangerously...
In Dreams and Doorways, Monica Porter talks to 26 famously successful people -
The public figures interviewed are Douglas Adams, Bonnie Langford, Viviana Durante, Naim Attallah, Sir Henry Cooper, Judy Blume, Roshan Seth, Edina Ronay, Jack Straw, Penelope Lively, Bruce Oldfield, Christopher Chataway, Dame Barbara Cartland, Sir Robin Day, Quentin Blake, Peter Scudamore, Ken Livingstone, Susan Hampshire, Andrew Sachs, Bishop Roy Williamson, Dave Prowse, Terry Pratchett, Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Fatima Whitbread, Timmy Mallett and Edwina Currie.
These prominent men and women from a wide range of vocations speak candidly about the challenges of their early years -
‘It is a charming book, a brilliant idea which works beautifully.’
Southern Evening Echo
‘The stories are so different from each other that one is left with the cheerful conclusion that whatever your circumstances – privileged or poverty stricken, pampered or neglected – nothing can hold you back from what you really want.’