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Vita's Other World By Jane Brown

Vita's Other World
by Jane Brown

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In making Sissinghurst, Vita Sackville-West created one of the finest and most famous gardens in England and placed herself among the great gardeners of this century. This book traces Vita's development as a gardener, looking at her marriage, travels and her first garden at Long Barn.
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Vita's Other World: Gardening Biography of Vita Sackville-West by Jane Brown

In making Sissinghurst, Vita Sackville-West created one of the finest and most famous gardens in England and placed herself among the great gardeners of this century. This book traces Vita's development as a gardener, leading the reader through the past of her beloved Knole, her marriage, travels to Constantinople and Persia, her first garden at Long Barn and finally to Sissinghurst Castle where, with her husband Harold Nicolson, she designed and made a garden of outstanding beauty.

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Table of Contents


Knole - the mighty shadow in the garden's dip; the grand tourists; an elk-hound and a rose bush - Long Barn, 1915-25; paradise - Persia 1926 and 1927; the constant lure - "The Land" and Long Barn, 1927-30; the castle and the rose, 1930-39; the war and "The Garden", 1939-45; Vita's England; blundering into fame, 1945-54; another world than this, 1954-62.

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GOR001121582
Vita's Other World: Gardening Biography of Vita Sackville-West by Jane Brown
Jane Brown
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1987-10-15
240
0140093540
9780140093544
N/A
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