Leaving Before the Rains Come

Author(s): Alexandra Fuller

Biography / Memoir

The sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight. In her twenties Alexandra Fuller embarked on a new journey, into a long, tempestuous marriage to Charlie Ross, the love of her life. In this frank, personal memoir, she charts their twenty years together, from the brutal beauty of the Zambezi to the mountains of Wyoming - the new adventures, the unexplored paths, the insurmountable obstacles...and the many signals that they missed along the way.


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The sequel to the international bestseller Don't Let's Go To The Dogs Tonight.

"Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining... a compulsive read" Observer "[An] honest, powerful and moving memoir" -- Kate Figes Mail on Sunday "[An] urgent, eloquently fearless book" Guardian "[A] bold, brave memoir of [Fuller's] emancipation from the past" The Times "Fuller doesn't write misery memoirs. She writes warm, humorous and honest memoirs, and Leaving Before the Rains Come is another must-read" Sunday Express

Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. In 1972, she moved with her family to a farm in southern Africa. She lived in Africa until her mid-twenties. In 1994, she moved to Wyoming. She has three children.

General Fields

  • : 9781784700591
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.163
  • : February 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alexandra Fuller
  • : Paperback
  • : Mar-16
  • : 968.9104092
  • : 272