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All passion spent

Vita Sackville-West

All passion spent

by Vita Sackville-West

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Published by Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementV. Sackville-West.
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16557947M

Jul 11,  · ‎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-ei /5(4). Find items like All Passion Spent and read 1 review with a 5/5 star rating at Bas Bleu. When Henry Holland, Earl of Slane, dies after a long and storied career serving the British government, everyone—including his rather horrid children—assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old wife, Deborah, will recede quietly into widowhood. So when Lady Slane announces that she will not be moving in with 5/5(1).

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All Passion Spent book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inas a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, bu 4/5(). All Passion Spent is a literary fiction novel by Vita Sackville-West. Published init is one of Sackville-West's most popular works and has been adapted for television by the BBC.

This charming and gentle novel addresses people's, especially women's, control of their own lives, Author: Vita Sackville-West.

Aug 26,  · All Passion Spent (Vintage Classics) [Vita Sackville-West] on scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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 Cited by: Jul 11,  · Although the book is not in the form of an interior monologue, it feels as such because at different moments, the narration unfolds through the eyes of first one character and then another in such a personal way, that one is left with an unusual impression of scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com Passion Spent has been compared with Virginia Woolf's A Room with a View All passion spent book.

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 Aug 26,  · All Passion Spent (Vintage Classics) - Kindle edition by Vita Sackville-West.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading All Passion Spent (Vintage Classics)/5(56). 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.

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 – 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 scrapbookingnadiastpierre.com All Passion Spent, First Edition.

All of her writings reflect the same unhurried approach, deep reflection, and brilliantly polished style. Her influence on other writers, especially Woolf, was perhaps greater than her own individual achievement. The Edwardians () and All Passion Spent () are her best-known novels.

Dec 09,  · The quiet telling of an intriguing life, and the very way the story unfolds. Wendy Hiller does excellent work here and the gallery around her is the true British tradition of character description.

It is one of the very few cases, where I went out and bought the book, and the book disappointed me/10(). Jul 03,  · I read Vita Sackville-West’s All Passion Spent in a completely heavenly way.

I was recovering from a Friday night hangover and the husband had vanished off to lug a load of sandbags around in an architectural manner. I made a pot of coffee.

All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West,Dial Press edition, in EnglishPages: 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. Feb 23,  · From the novel by Vita Sackville-West.

Starring Wendy Hiller. All Passion Spent (Paperback): Sackville-West, V.: When Lady Slane was young, she nurtured a secret, burning ambition: to become an artist. She became, instead, the dutiful wife of a great statesman, and mother to six children.

In her widowhood she finally defies her family. Her children, all over sixty, have planned for her to spend her remaining days quietly, as a paying guest of each of.Mar 24,  · Though she produced a substantial body of work, amongst which are writings on travel and gardening, Sackville-West is best known for her novels The Edwardians () and All Passion Spent (), and for the pastoral poem The Land (), which was awarded the prestigious Hawthornden Prize.4/5(K).All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West depicts the central character, Lady Slane, in her late eighties.

Her husband has just died, her children are elderly themselves, and there are a great quantity of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.