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Long Life Nigel Nicolson

Long Life By Nigel Nicolson

Long Life by Nigel Nicolson


$22.49
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Summary

These memoirs offer a fresh perspective on Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson's marriage from the point of view of one of their three sons. It also tells how Nigel's youth was consumed by World War II and how, with George Weidenfeld, he created the publishing house that still bears their name.

Long Life Summary

Long Life: Memoirs by Nigel Nicolson

Nigel Nicolson grew up in the world of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsberries, one of three sons of the uncoventional parents, MP Harold Nicolson and his author and bi-sexual wife, V Sackville-West. In these memoirs he offers a fresh perspective on their marriage as seen from the viewpoint of one of their children, how his twenties were, like others of his generation, subsumed by the second world war ( he served in the Grenadier Guards in North Africa )

About Nigel Nicolson

Nigel Nicolson is the son of the politician, diarist and biographer Harold Nicolson, and the poet and writer Vita Sackville-West who restored Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, now a property of the National Trust. The family were close friends with Virginia and Leonard Woolf. Nicolson was the co-founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, was a Conservative MP in the 1950s and is the author of fifteen previous books.

Additional information

GOR005377880
9780297813224
0297813226
Long Life: Memoirs by Nigel Nicolson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
19970811
320
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