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All passion spent.

Vita Sackville-West

All passion spent.

by Vita Sackville-West

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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  From the novel by Vita Sackville-West. Starring Wendy Hiller. ALL PASSION SPENT by Vita Sackville-West Doubleday, Doran & Co. , pp. Perhaps this wonderful old book should be required reading for everyone of a 'certain age'. Even today, in our hurried, abbreviated attention to a printed page, we still value distinguished diction, carefully guarded and guided irony, and especially meticulous.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West, , Dial Press edition, in English All passion spent ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the All Passion Spent by CHANDLER BROSSARD at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

  All Passion Spent is a short novel at around pages. Sackville-West apparently intended it as a fictional companion to her friend and lover Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, and the similarities are certainly evident. However, it stands alone as a thoroughly enjoyable piece of prose equally relevant today as it was on publication in Read "All Passion Spent" by Chandler Brossard available from Rakuten Kobo. Paul Hackett’s life had been bounded by conventional morality until he came to New York and met lovely but corrupt Erika 4/5.


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Vita Sackville-West's All Passion Spent is a deftly written novel that seems extremely expressive of both a way of life now long gone, as well as of an older woman wistfully looking back at her life with a complex mixture of joy & sorrow.

There are passages that are quite captivating, akin in a way to Virginia Woolf, with whom Ms. Sackville-West shared both an association via the Bloomsbury 4/5. Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who she is just before it is too late.

After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane—a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India—everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper, decorative, and dutiful as she has Cited by: From toVita Sackville-West, the British poet, bestselling author of All Passion Spent and maker of Sissinghurst, wrote a weekly column in the Observer depicting her life at Sissinghurst, showing her to be one of the most visionary horticulturalists of the twentieth-century.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading All Passion Spent (Vintage Classics)/5(). About All Passion Spent. Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who she is just before it is too late.

After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane—a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India—everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper.

Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who All passion spent. book is just before it is too late. After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane—a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India—everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper, decorative, and dutiful as she has Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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pages. My rating: / Excellent. This book nudges me to remember that I should read more of Vita's literary work. Her garden writing is already personally much prized, and frequently referred to in my "working" plant nursery library. All Passion Spent book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Paul Hackett’s life had been bounded by conventional morality until he c 2/5. With Wendy Hiller, Harry Andrews, Maurice Denham, Phyllis Calvert.

After a lifetime in the Slane, the 85 year old wife of a recently deceased politician is allowed to shed her public persona and retreat to a cottage in the Hampstead countryside.

Rediscovering her identity is no easy task with family members constantly meddling in her affairs/10(). All Passion Spent by V.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). tutorial, critical commentary, plot, and study resources. All Passion Spent first appeared in under the imprint of the Hogarth Press, the independent publishing house run by Leonard Woolf and his wife Virginia.

Vita Sackville-West had been Virginia Woolf’s lover and they remained good friends, yet they were rivals in literary popularity. Readers today might be surprised to know that. Introduction. Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who she is just before it is too late.

After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane—a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India—everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper, decorative, and.

All Passion Spent. by Vita Sackville-West. Published: 1 member reading this now 0 club reading this now 1 member has read this book. Inas a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition—to become an artist.

She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the mother of 6 children. Seventy. All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West; (5*) What a beautifully written novel. "All Passion Spent" is about a woman in her late eighties whose husband has just passed away and who finds herself suddenly with the freedom to do as she likes with the remainder of her life.

Up until now, she has lived for her husband and her six children/5(49). All Passion Spent (Book): Sackville-West, V.: Echoing the themes in A Room of One's Own by her great friend Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West remaps the destiny of the gentle, gracious eighty-eight-year-old Lady Slane in this classic modern novel.

Having surrendered seven decades of her life to the exemplary, if often hollow fulfillment of her marriage, to the expectations of her statesman. Buy a cheap copy of All Passion Spent book by Vita Sackville-West. Inas a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition --to become an artist.

She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the Free shipping over $Cited by: "All Passion Spent" is one of the finest dramas ever produced for television. The casting was a triumph with some of Britain's best character actors.

Dame Wendy Hiller was perfect in her quiet, dignified, yet resolute portrayal of Lady Sloan. Maurice Denham's eccentric Mr. Bucktrout will always be one of my favorite supporting roles.

All Passion Spent is in many ways a fictional counterpart to Woolf’s polemic A Room of One’s Own, in which Woolf argues, among other things, that a woman cannot write fiction without money and a room of her own. She also writes about how the literary tradition is male rather than female and complains that the very sentence which was used so.

All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). All Passion Spent Vita Sackville West. Topics Classic, literary, fiction Collection opensource_media Language English.

Echoing the themes in A Room of One's Own by her great friend Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West remaps the destiny of the gentle, gracious eighty-eight-year-old Lady Slane in this classic modern novel.Read Book Review: All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West.

Inas a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition—to become an artist.