Openhearted by Ann Ingle: A warm, witty voice and a sharp mind

Unusually for a memoir, this has dramatic plot twists more often found in a novel

Ann Ingle. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ann Ingle. Photograph: Alan Betson

“He asked did I have children and I told him, ‘Yes, we had eight children.’

‘You dirty bitch,’ he said. And he laughed.

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