When Michael Holroyd's life of Strachey first appeared in 1967, it was hailed as a landmark in contemporary biography. Drawing now on new material, published and unpublished, Holroyd has completely revised and rewritten his masterwork to tell the full story of this complex man and his world as it could not be told while many of Strachey's friends and lovers were still alive. And at the heart of the story is the poignant liasion between Strachey and the painter Dora Carrington. A panorama of the social, literary, political and sexual life of a generation, LYTTON STRACHEY reverberates in the mind like a great novel.
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Review: Lytton Strachey: The New BiographyUser 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
Review: Lytton Strachey: The New BiographyUser Review - Goodreads
One of the greatest biographies ever written. And one which only gets better and richer upon rereading. Strachey should be more of an icon than he is. He was one of the greatest prose stylists who ...