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Was this a biography? Or a gardening book? In Vita's Other World, Jane Brown attempts to do both, but unfortunately gets caught betwixt and between. As a fan of Vita Sackville-West's novels and an avid gardener, I was interested in reading about the confluence of these two dimensions of Vita's life. The biographical aspects were interesting, but have probably been done better by others such as Victoria Glendinning. The gardening component entailed endless descriptions of plants, including their scientific names which I always have to look up, but was woefully short of diagrams and garden plans that would have helped characterize the evolution of both the garden and Vita's eye for design.
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Vita Sackville-West is perhaps more known for her garden then either her novels or her infamous love-life and social gatherings involving the Bloombury set. Ms Sakville-West was a true artist when it ...
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