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|Named Person:||Lytton Strachey; Lytton Strachey; Lytton Strachey; Dora de Houghton Carrington|
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|ISBN:||0374194394 9780374194390 0374524653 9780374524654|
|Description:||xxxv, 779 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Lancaster Gate --
F̀unny little creature' --
Beetles and water-spiders --
The wrong turning --
The changing past --
Town versus the country --
The lacket --
War and peace --
A life apart --
Eminent Edwardian --
Ham spray house --
In telling Strachey's life anew, Holroyd has drawn on a wealth of previously unavailable material, bring fresh candor and accuracy to his account of Strachey's friendships with E.M. Forster, Virginia and Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, Ralph and Frances Patridge, and his companion Dora Carrington, among others. In many of Bloomsbury's three-cornered relationships, Holroyd could lay claim to only two sides of the triangle. Now he has all three with which to recount the story of this extraordinary man and his complex world. At the center of the drama is the long-lasting relationship between Strachey and Carrington and their "Triangular Trinity of Happiness" with Ralph Partridge. In equally elegant and humorous prose, Holroyd shows the parts that many men and women played in this comedy of manners as it developed into a tragedy.
- Strachey, Lytton, -- 1880-1932.
- Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
- Biographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
- Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.
- Strachey, Lytton, -- 1880-1932
- Authors, English.
- Great Britain.
- Strachey, Lytton.
- Carrington, Dora de Houghton.