Rebecca West: A Life

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Rebecca West, 1892-1983. Victorial Glendinning writes well, but I don't think this is her best work. She knew Rebecca West at the end West's life, and she agreed to write a "short" biography of her. I ... Read full review

Rebecca West, a life

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How did declasse little Cissie Fairfield turn herself into the formidable essayist and novelist Dame Rebecca West? Glendinning ( Elizabeth Bowen , Vita ) says it took "a web of perceptions constantly ... Read full review

Contents

Mrs Henry Andrews
137
Notes
265
Major Works by Rebecca West
287
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About the author (1987)

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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