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Robert Dessaix is a writer of fiction, autobiography and the occasional essay. His best-known books, all translated into several European languages, include his autobiography A Mother's Disgrace, Night Letters, Corfu and a collection of essays and short stories (And So Forth). In 2012 he published the collection of originally spoken pieces As I Was Saying, and in 2014 he published the meditation What Days Are For. His latest book is The Pleasures of Leisure.