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IVY : THE LIFE OF I. COMPTON-BURNETT

By: HILARY SPURLING

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM122130

ISBN: 039447029X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PAUL SCOTT : A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR OF THE

By: HILARY SPURLING

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM117235

ISBN: 0393029387

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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GIRL FROM THE FICTION DEPARTMENT : A POR

By: HILARY SPURLING

Price: $10.00

Publisher: COUNTERPOINT:

Seller ID: IM378171

ISBN: 1582432430

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The portrait of George Orwell's second wife drawn by his biographers is a travesty. Determined to set the record straight, her friend, biogapher Hilary Spurling, reveals the whole story of Sonia Orwell's sad and splendid life. Beautiful, intelligent, and idealistic, Sonia was the model for Julia, heroine of Orwell's 1984. Her friends and admirers included W. H. Auden, Lucian Freud, and Francis Bacon. She was Cyril connolly's indispensable assistant on the influential literary magazine Horizon during the 1940s, and in the'60s she co-edited the groundbreaking four-volume collection of Orwell's n... View more info

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MATISSE THE MASTER : A LIFE OF HENRI MAT

By: HILARY SPURLING

Price: $20.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM209062

ISBN: 0679434291

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


"If my story were ever to be written down truthfully from start to finish, it would amaze everyone," wrote Henri Matisse. It is hard to believe today that Matisse, whose exhibitions draw huge crowds worldwide, was once almost universally reviled and ridiculed. His response was neither to protest nor to retreat; he simply pushed on from one innovation to the next, and left the world to draw its own conclusions. Unfortunately, these were generally false and often damaging. Throughout his life and afterward people fantasized about his models and circulated baseless fabrications about his private ... View more info

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ANTHONY POWELL: Dancing to the Music of Time

By: HILARY SPURLING

Price: $31.50

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM508211

ISBN: 0525521348

Condition: NEW


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