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Vita Sackville-West: Selected Writings

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Aristocrat, novelist, essayist, traveler, and lover of Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West lived a fascinating and daring life on the periphery of the Bloomsbury circle. She wrote in an astounding variety of genres, including travel narrative, historical and literary studies, poetry, fiction, and essays, and is probably best known or her novels, The Edwardians and All Pass ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published June 29th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan Trade (first published January 1st 2002)
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Barbara Kling
Vita Sackville-West is one of my favorite literary people.

She lived in a time of great change, a Great War and great sexual freedom. She didn't write as much her contemporaries, but she was just as important and vital to the period as Virginia Woolf (a lover of her's) and the Bloomsbury Circle.

The selections collected here are illustrations of Sackville-West's passions: her lovers, her husband, her children, her gardens and Knole (her childhood home).

To read this collection is to journey back to
Barbara O'Neal
A wonderful collection of work, offering a glimpse of the many sides of a complex and intriguing woman.
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Vita Sackville-West was a prolific author, poet and memoirist in early 20th-Century Britain who is known not only for her writing, but for her not-so-private, private life. While married to the diplomat Harold Nicolson, she conducted a series of scandalous amorous liaisons with many women, including the brilliant Virginia Woolf. They had an open marriage. Both Sackville-West and her husband had sa ...more
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