Long Life

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Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 1997 - Biographers - 310 pages
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 )

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About the author (1997)

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.

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