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All Passion Spent - Vita Sackville-West
All Passion Spent
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4.50 20
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385279765 (0385279760)
Publisher: Dial Press
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
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Yellowed Pages. Cups of Tea.
Yellowed Pages. Cups of Tea. rated it
5.0 Virago Modern Classics Marathon #1: My FIRST Virago. Le Sigh.
I couldn't resist starting my Virago Modern Classics marathon before I finished Inkdeath---sorry Cornelia Funke. I've accumulated quite a few VMCs, so I figured it was time for a marathon. Ah...my first Virago. How perfect it be this... This is a novel of independence, femininity, self-satisfaction,...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 All Passion Spent
bookshelves: published-1931, winter-20132014, radio-4x, lit-richer, classic, those-autumn-years, play-dramatisation, britain-england, families, fradio, lifestyles-deathstyles, filthy-lucre Read from January 12 to 17, 2014 R4xDescription: Adaptation of the 1931 novel by Vita Sackville-West about ...
Lee's Library
Lee's Library rated it
4.0 All Passion Spent
I found this to be a thoughtful novel about a woman who finally gets to live as she pleases following the death of her husband upsetting the plans of her pompous and calculating children.The middle part of the book focuses on her contemplation of the past; her life always in the background as the wi...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
5.0 As relevant today as in 1931
Vita Sackville-West was the great friend (lover) of Virginia Woolf, and this book explores themes similar to those in Woolf's A Room of One's Own. It's beautifully written, totally engaging, and even though it was published in 1931, inspiring and relevant.Here, the "admirably dutiful" life of eight...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
The Lady Slane’s husband dies at the ripe age of 92, leaving her a widow with a small pension, six children (all over the age of 60), and innumerable grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Imagine her family’s surprise when this venerable and venerated old woman takes up a small house in London and ...
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