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Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History: The Quest to Restore a Working Farm at Vita Sackville-West's Legendary Garden.

Nicolson, Adam

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ISBN 10: 0670021733 / ISBN 13: 9780670021734
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New York : Viking Adult, 2010. Hardcover. Dustjacket. 352 pp. Sissinghurst Castle is a jewel in the English countryside. Its chief attraction is its celebrated garden, designed in the 1930s by the poet Vita Sackville-West, lover of Virginia Woolf. As a boy, Adam Nicolson, Sackville-West's grandson, spent his days romping through Sissinghurst's woods, streams, and fields. In this book, he returns to the place of his bucolic youth and finds that the estate, now operated by Britain's National Trust, has lost something precious. It is still unquestionably a place of calm and beauty but, he asks, where is the working farm, the orchards, the cattle and sheep? Nicolson convinces the Trust to embrace a simple idea: Grow lunch for the two hundred thousand annual visitors. English text. Condition : as new. Condition : as new. ISBN 9780670021734 KEYWORDS : HISTORY *. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 51382

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The grandson of Virginia Woolf s poet paramour Vita Sackville-West traces his passionate efforts to restore his family s celebrated garden, an effort that included a reinstatement of a working farm to grow food for more than 200,000 annual visitors.

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