Lytton Strachey

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Vintage, Aug 31, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 780 pages
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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 Drawing now on new material, published and unpublished, Holroyd has completely revised and rewritten his masterwork to tell the full story of this complex man and his world as it could not be told while many of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 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



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About the author (1995)

Michael Holroyd has written acclaimed biographies of Lytton Strachey, Augustus John, & Bernard Shaw. He lives in London & Somerset, England.

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