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Edward Marriott
Freelance
Edward Marriott has written four books of non-fiction, including Claude and Madeleine: A True Story of War, Espionage and Passion. He now works as a psychotherapist.

Written by Edward Marriott

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
When a bough breaks

Volcanic feelings of love and hate are part of being a parent: it’s dangerous to pretend otherwise

Edward Marriott

Essay/
Ethics
Return of the tithe

Can private charity eliminate world poverty – or is it about making the givers feel better about themselves?

Edward Marriott