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Angela Thirkell : a writer's life

Author: Anne Hall
Publisher: London : Unicorn, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A biography of the author Angela Thirkell, known for her portrayals of English country life. Angela Thirkell, born in 1890, lived an exciting and fascinating life. She was the granddaughter of Georgiana and Edward Burne-Jones, the goddaughter of J. M. Barrie, a cousin of Rudyard Kipling and Stanley Baldwin, and the mother of Absolute Beginners author Colin MacInnes. She was painted by John Collier and drawn by John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Angela Thirkell; Angela Thirkell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Hall
ISBN: 1913491242 9781913491246
OCLC Number: 1198718201
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Anne Hall.

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"A biography of the author Angela Thirkell, known for her portrayals of English country life. Angela Thirkell, born in 1890, lived an exciting and fascinating life. She was the granddaughter of Georgiana and Edward Burne-Jones, the goddaughter of J. M. Barrie, a cousin of Rudyard Kipling and Stanley Baldwin, and the mother of Absolute Beginners author Colin MacInnes. She was painted by John Collier and drawn by John Singer Sargent and Thea Proctor. And between 1931 and her death in 1961, she published more than thirty books across a variety of genres."--Amazon.ca.

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"[A] careful and sympathetic biography." * Times Literary Supplement * "This is the book all Angela Thirkell enthusiasts have been wishing for. It illustrates so many instances of how she translated Read more...

 
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