Margot Fonteyn

by Meredith Daneman

Biography / Autobiography

LoveReading View on Margot Fonteyn

The author was a ballerina and it shows in the love of her subject and her art.  She has also written a couple of novels and that style shines through too.  A lovely book.

Sarah Broadhurst

Margot Fonteyn Synopsis

This is the biography of the much-loved dancer, Margot Fonteyn, generally considered to be the best British ballerina of her generation. She was one of the rare artists whose name means as much to the ordinary man and woman as to devotees of their particular art.

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ISBN: 9780140165302
Publication date: 04/08/2005
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140165302
Publication date: 4th August 2005
Author: Meredith Daneman
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 704 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography,
Categories: Ballet, Biography: arts & entertainment,

About Meredith Daneman

In 1959 Meredith Daneman won a scholarship from her native Sydney to the Royal Ballet School. As a student there she danced at Covent Garden, before joining the Australian Ballet for its inaugural season. Meredith Daneman is the author of four novels: A Chance to Sit Down; The Groundling; Francie and the Boys and The Favourite. She lives in London.  

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