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All passion spent

Vita Sackville-West

All passion spent

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century.,
  • English fiction -- Women authors.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVita Sackville-West. The return of the soldier / Rebecca West. Two days in Aragon / M.J. Farrell.
    SeriesVirago omnibus ;, 2
    ContributionsWest, Rebecca, Dame, 1892-, Farrell, M. J., 1904-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1307 .S24 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination574 p. ;
    Number of Pages574
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2478749M
    ISBN 100860689271
    LC Control Number87212470

    So Lady Slane settles down up in Hampstead, and the rest of the book is given over to this quiet ending of her days, with the company of All passion spent book Bucktrout, her loyal French maid, a jack-of-all-trades, and Mr Fitz-George — a long-lost acquaintance who first met her when she was the very beautiful Vicereine of India. Very evocative description of the Hampstead house and garden, and of the daily rituals of the elderly Lady Slane as she realizes her last ambition. Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Part 3 takes place after Lady Slane has settled into her cottage, her contemplative life, and approaching end.

    As we learn All passion spent book about Lady Slane's youth - and her 'beneficial marriage' - we come to understand why perhaps she feels as though she should finally take control of her own destiny. It is here in this world of her own that she finds a passion that comes only with the freedom to choose, and it is this, her greatest gift, that she passes on to the only one who can understand its value. She never had that kind of association with her children, and certainly not her grandchildren. She's not interested in having visitors every day. A sweet ending, though I hope Deborah never figures out she was the last one to see her. Her great-granddaughter Deborah Jane Snowdenwho is unhappily engaged, visits her for advice.

    At this time she lived in London and was part of the Bloomsbury group, which also included Lytton Strachey see Vol. This can be a motivational tool to drive Deborah to excel at her talents; in this case musically. While living at Hampstead, Lady Slane makes friends with two elderly men and also Mr FitzGeorge, an acquaintance from early in her marriage. I can think of no better way of spending a Saturday morning.


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All passion spent by Vita Sackville-West Download PDF Ebook

An eccentric who lives as a pauper. Then for my literary hen party more details here we had a beautiful afternoon strolling around her home, Sissinghurst.

The relationship between a mother and her children is explored subtley and without criticism. I came to All Passion Spent with a feeling of relief, of at All passion spent book, finally, phew. The house is ramshackle, but it is redone with the help of a land agent, Gervase Buckrout Maurice Denhamand Lady Slane happily moves in with her maid Genoux Eileen Way who has been with her forever.

The Edwardians and All Passion Spent are her best-known novels. Author: Brandon Johnson. What an irony that going with the flow, and taking the path of least resistance, may be the biggest energy sapper after all. Lady Slane's parsimonious son 64married to the equally miserly Lavinia. By following her own desires, Lady Slane has spurred Deborah on to do the same.

And though this one is rather unique to Lady Slane what do you do with a very large bequest that has your children seeing pound signs at every turn?

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Mr FitzGeorge bequeaths his fortune and outstanding art collection to Lady Slane, causing great consternation amongst her children. Her children have her life worked out for her. Part 2, shorter than the others, is composed of Lady Slane's thoughts as she muses in the All passion spent book sun.

Bibliografische Informationen. An acquaintance from Lady Slane's All passion spent book past as Vicereine of India, millionaire by inheritance, lover of beauty and fine art. I prefer to forget about them. Even if she eventually succeeds, she is not only doing it for herself, but also for them.

As we learn more about Lady Slane's youth - and her 'beneficial marriage' - we come to understand why perhaps she feels as though she should finally take control of her own destiny. Plot introduction[ edit ] All Passion Spent is written in three parts, primarily from the view of an intimate observer.

For the moment passes, it is forgotten; the mood is gone; life itself is gone. I since learnt that we were taken for a troop of literary lesbians, come to pay our respects to this ultimate literary lesbian.Or will all these certainties have fled with the march of history?

A deeply moving narrative of love and loss, All Passion Spent focuses on the unresolved question of the Partition of India and the emergence of India and Pakistan as two separate countries. The adaptation of Vita Sackville-West's novel stars Wendy Hiller as Lady Slane, an elderly woman whose husband dies.

Her children orchestrate how the rest of her life will be lived, but she takes control of her own future much to their consternation. She develops new friends, and considers the Actors: Wendy Hiller.

All Passion Spent. likes. Little part of us is a writer irrespective of our culture, color, race, ethnicity or gender.A half of me can ink the pages with the colors of my thoughts.All Passion Spent. by Vita Sackville-West.

ALL PASSION SPENT

Published: pdf member reading this now pdf 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.

All passion spent

Seventy.Introduction. Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who download pdf 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.Jul 19,  · Buy All Passion Ebook (VMC) New Ed by Vita Sackville-West, Joanna Lumley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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