Vita: the life of V. Sackville-West

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Quill, 1985 - 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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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


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About the author (1985)

Victoria Glendinning is the Whitbread Award-winning biographer of Anthony Trollope, Elizabeth Bowen, Edith Sitwell, Vita Sackville-West, Rebecca West, and Jonathan Swift. Her novels, "The Grown-Ups," "Electricity, and Flight," were critical and commercial successes. She lives in London, England.

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