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Everything good in the world is kindness.
You can read her Wikipedia article:
I'm googling the name, but all I see are news articles.
Anyone have a link to a collection of writing by Jan Morris?
Oxford is a good start for the beginner. Wikipedia has a bibliography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Morris_bibliography
Depending on where you live you could try your local library or the local university library.
That just has a listing of books?
> Anyone have a link to a collection of writing by Jan Morris?
> That just has a listing of books?
I don’t know what you were asking for if not this?
I was asking for something like an excerpt or an essay, accessible via web browser.
She doesn’t come from a generation that published online.
On the other hand, I have seen old articles show up on news websites, I assume they've been digitized from archives.
The PDFs, presumably
I think these books are still under copyright. You need to buy or borrow copies. Which you can do starting from the list of books.
Addendum: I'm not asking for entire PDFs or whatever, but at least short excerpts would be nice.
I'm not currently in the position to buy anything, but I appreciate the suggestions.
Some libraries let you "check out" ebooks virtually, with some sort of DRM thing I guess to prevent you from keeping it. The waiting lists tend to be absurd for common books but maybe it's worth trying?
I'm seeing 20 results on my go-to private book tracker
The Pax Britannica trilogy is often sublime — an incredibly interesting approach to history. The audiobook versions are well-narrated and highly recommended.