Vita: the life of V. Sackville-West

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Knopf, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 436 pages
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A biography of English poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West examines her complex nature, her marriage to Harold Nicolson, and her love affairs with other women, including Virginia Woolf

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Review: Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

"And to think how the ceilings of Long Barn once swayed above us!" So wrote Vita titillatingly to Virginia Woolf, reminiscing later in life of their love affair. Indeed, if there was anyone who could ... Read full review

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User Review  - Liz Payne - Goodreads

Brilliantly written but very very detailed and one has to keep ones wits together. Had been to Sissinghurst and immensely enjoyed the book on the back of that visit. Read full review

Contents

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Change and Challenge 19132 1 6 5
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About the author (1983)

Victoria Glendinning is the award-winning author of "Trollope" and "Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West", which both won the Whitbread biography award, as well as "Elizabeth Bowen, Edith Sitwell, Rebecca West", and "Jonathan Swift". She has also written three novels: "Flight, The Grown-Ups", and "Electricity". She was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1989 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in Somerset, England.

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