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A book of secrets : illegitimate daughters, absent fathers

Author: Michael Holroyd
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Violet Trefusis; Evelyn Constance Fairfax; Alice Keppel; Evelyn Constance Fairfax; Alice Keppel; Violet Trefusis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Holroyd
ISBN: 9781250007667 1250007666
OCLC Number: 759914109
Notes: "The postscript to the 2012 edition was previously published, in a slightly different form, in The guardian (London)."--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 264 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: The world turned upside down --
The importance of being Ernest and some women of no importance --
Ernest goes abroad --
All about Eve --
With Catherine at Cimbrone --
Excitements, earthquakes, and elopements --
Women in love --
Ultraviolet --
Emergency exits --
Looking round --
Epilogue: Time regained --
Afterword: A history of the books --
Postscript --
Family trees.
Responsibility: Michael Holroyd.

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