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Osbert Sitwell

Author: Philip Ziegler
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"At the heart of every literary fracas from 1918 until well after 1945, Osbert was a close friend and sometime sparring partner of T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh and Cyril Connolly, and a ferocious enemy of Noel Coward, the Leavises and Winston Churchill. His love life was notoriously turbulent; he could be outrageous, perverse, arrogant, bullying; he could be generous, loyal, considerate, public-spirited  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ziegler, Philip.
Osbert Sitwell.
New York : Knopf, 1999
(OCoLC)681708507
Named Person: Osbert Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ziegler
ISBN: 0679446508 9780679446507
OCLC Number: 42435034
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1998.
Description: xiii, 444 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Philip Ziegler.
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"At the heart of every literary fracas from 1918 until well after 1945, Osbert was a close friend and sometime sparring partner of T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, Evelyn Waugh and Cyril Connolly, and a ferocious enemy of Noel Coward, the Leavises and Winston Churchill. His love life was notoriously turbulent; he could be outrageous, perverse, arrogant, bullying; he could be generous, loyal, considerate, public-spirited - but he was never dull." "This biography provides social insights, a striking overview of literary Britain in this century and, a portrait of a remarkable human being."--BOOK JACKET.

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