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Lytton Strachey: The New Biography

by Holroyd, Michael

Condition: Very Good

NY: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1995. Book. Very Good. Trade Paper. 1st Thus. 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall. 779 pp. Crease in spine, some thumbing, light wear overall. No markings. A mammoth biography and critical appreciation of literary critic Lytton Strachey. This work encompasses Holroyd's earlier research on Strachey, dating back to 1967-68, and adds new material and an epilogue. Several pages of glossy color and b&w photos. Basis for the film "Carrington," starring Emma Thompson and Jonathan Pryce. Holroyd's work delves deeply into Strachey's homosexuality and his long companionship with Dora Carrington..


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