Pamela Thomas

Pamela Thomas is writing a memoir. She lives in Oxford.

Diary: tea with Marshal Tito

Pamela Thomas, 6 October 2005

Hardly anybody went to Yugoslavia in 1954. The roads were bad, there wasn’t much food and it was almost impossible to get more than a transit visa. A few intrepid sorts went to Dubrovnik and stayed in designated hotels, but that was all. So my father, William Woods, decided we should go. He was struggling to finish his novel Manuela (later made into a film, with Trevor Howard in the...

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