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The Diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner

£19.99

Product description

In October 1927, Sylvia Townsend Warner was given a new notebook. At the end of the month, she began to write the diary which she was to keep until her death in 1978. Written for her own eye, rich in description and observation, her diary contains the details of her life, from the antics of her cats and plans for her garden, to her thoughts on friendship, writing and death. From the anecdotal early years to her love for her lifelong companion Valentine Ackland, through World War II and her traumatic near breakdown in 1949, to the final strange "double life" of her bereavement, the diary paints a striking picture of the writer's life, of the workings of her mind and the making of her art.

Item details

Added value:
Very good condition, unclipped dust jacket
Author(s):
Warner, Sylvia Townsend; Harman, Claire (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0701136596
ISBN-13:
9780701136598
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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In October 1927, Sylvia Townsend Warner was given a new notebook. At the end of the month, she began to write the diary which she was to keep until her death in 1978. Written for her own eye, rich in description and observation, her diary contains the details of her life, from the antics of her cats and plans for her garden, to her thoughts on friendship, writing and death. From the anecdotal early years to her love for her lifelong companion Valentine Ackland, through World War II and her traumatic near breakdown in 1949, to the final strange "double life" of her bereavement, the diary paints a striking picture of the writer's life, of the workings of her mind and the making of her art.

Added value:
Very good condition, unclipped dust jacket
Author(s):
Warner, Sylvia Townsend; Harman, Claire (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0701136596
ISBN-13:
9780701136598
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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