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All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West

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Published by Buccaneer Books .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL8276753M
ISBN 100899667457
ISBN 109780899667454

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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. Dec 16,  · All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West ~ This edition: Hogarth Press, Hardcover. 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. Editions for All Passion Spent: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Cited by: Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of All Passion Spent book by Vita Sackville-West. In , as 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 – critical commentary. Biographical interpretation. Two years before the publication of this novel Vita Sackville-West had suffered the emotional shock of losing her beloved home at Knole when her younger brother inherited the title of Baron Sackville-West on the death of their father. 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. "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 by Sackville-West, V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at agabbayetassocies.com All Passion Spent, First Edition - .