Vita and Harold: the letters of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson

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Putnam's, Jun 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 452 pages
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The fascinating, deeply personal letters of an extraordinary couple reveal the nature of an exceptional marriage spanning fifty turbulent years and involving a celebrated circle of friends. Vita, a poet and novelist, and Harold, a distinguished diplomat, politician and author, enjoyed one of the most remarkable marriages of the century. 16 pages of photographs.

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Their son selected from 10,000 existing letters (hitherto available only to researchers) to create this epistolary chronicle of the relationship between Sackville-West and Nicolson from 1910 to 1962 ... Read full review

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Nigel Nicolson is the author of "Portrait of a Marriage," a biography of his parents, Harold Nicolson & Vita Sackville-West, & of "Long Life," his own memoirs. He has also written books on politics & the arts & the Whitbread Prize-winning biography "Mary Curzon." A Member of Parliament for several years, he is cofounder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishers. He lives at Sissinghurst, England, now a National Trust property.

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