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Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[by] V. Sackville-West
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S123 Ed, PR6037.A35 Ed
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 314 p.
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6748867M
LC Control Number30026888
OCLC/WorldCa365653

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Originally published in , The Edwardians is one of Vita Sackville-West’s later novels. As the only child of the 3rd Baron Sackville, Sackville-West understood the obligations and restrictions of the upper class, and The Edwardians is both a critique of aristocratic life during the Edwardian period, and a reflection of her own experiences. Sep 01,  · Drawing on previously unpublished diaries and letters, Roy Hattersley's The Edwardians is a beguiling account of a turbulent and frequently misunderstood period. It is a full and often humorous portrait of an era that he elevates to its rightful place in British clic-clelia.com: Roy Hattersley. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital clic-clelia.com projects include the Wayback Machine, clic-clelia.com and clic-clelia.com The Edwardians, by Priestley, J. B and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at clic-clelia.com