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A house in St John's Wood : in search of my parents

Author: Matthew Spender
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"A son's personal exploration of one of the most influential--and troubled--artistic couples of the twentieth century, Stephen Spender and Natasha Litvin"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Stephen Spender; Natasha Spender; Matthew Spender; Matthew Spender; Natasha Spender; Stephen Spender
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Spender
ISBN: 9780374536466 0374536465 9780374269869 0374269866
OCLC Number: 910964832
Description: x, 436 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Natasha's last wishes --
A worldly failure --
Without guilt --
Suicide or romanticism --
A sly Shelley --
Mutual renaissance --
Fires all over Europe --
The purity was hers --
America is not a cause --
Your sins of weakness --
Don't you ever tell a lie? --
Dreaming one's way through life --
Scandalous gossip --
The irresistible historic mixed grill --
the kindest face --
A strong invisible relationship --
Barrenness and desolation --
Too ambivalent --
You're unique --
Without banquets --
Over-privileged? --
Might just as well be married --
A nice little niche --
Trust --
Killing the women we love --
Your father will survive --
Romantic friendships before all --
The right to speak --
Guileless and yet obsessed.
Responsibility: Matthew Spender.
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"A son's personal exploration of one of the most influential--and troubled--artistic couples of the twentieth century, Stephen Spender and Natasha Litvin"--

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