Lytton Strachey: A Biography

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Penguin Books, 1987 - 1143 pages
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Review: Lytton Strachey: The New Biography

User Review  - Toni - Goodreads

If you want to live where lives are lived read this book. It comes with the highest credentials and is utterly captivating, enthralling. I do congratulate the author, if that is not an impertinence. Read full review

Review: Lytton Strachey: The New Biography

User Review  - Julie James - Goodreads

Ok, I only read around 350 pages (it's probably 600 pages) and then it was due at the library. I'll come back to it one of these days. Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
9
Acknowledgements
25
Lancaster Gate
31
Funny Little Creature
69
Liverpool
107
Fatribus
133
Beetles and Waterspiders
179
PostGraduate
271
A Life Apart
731
The Beau Monde
740
Queen Victoria and other Essays
751
Memoir of an Infantry Officer
760
The T 5 Eliot Fiasco
769
Stracheys Progress 7
781
South from Pangbourne
788
The End of Queen Victoria
801

Intentions
334
This
389
The Wrong Turning
396
The Changing Past
443
Town versus the Country
487
The Lacket
548
War and Peace
593
Sex Censorship and D H Lawrence
603
Conscription
611
The Virgin and the Gypsy
633
S Unregarded Hours
656
Eragile Loves and Secondary Hearts
669
Tidmarsh
684
Summer Manoeuvres
690
The Mill House
703
Tout est Possible
715
PART IV
729
Moons and Honeymoons
812
Eminent Edwardian
822
Views and Reviews
828
Madness
836
The Awkward Stage
842
On The Move
850
Ham Spray House
867
Attachment
880
A Moderate Success
892
A New Experiment
899
Elixir N0 145
910
Two in the Campagna
931
Together
951
End of an Era
963
Another World
976
Epilogue
1067
Index
1089

About the author (1987)

Michael Holroyd was born in London, England on August 27, 1935. He was educated at Eton College. He published his first book, a biography of writer Hugh Kingsmill, in 1964. He has also written the biographies of George Bernard Shaw, Augustus John, Lytton Strachey, and Ellen Terry and Henry Irving. His other works include Basil Street Blues, Mosaic, and A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers. He has received several awards including the Heywood Hill Literary Prize in 2001, the David Cohen British Prize for Literature in 2005, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography for A Strange Eventful History in 2009. He was knighted for his services to literature in 2007.

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