Nicolson, Nigel - Long Life Memoirs (Hardcover)
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Nicolson has indeed led a long and eventful life. Here he shares with us his childhood in the heart of Bloomsbury as the son of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West. He details his publishing career with an account of the house he founded with partner George Weidenfeld and the books they championed - most notably LOLITA, which even his mother thought obscene. Those who know him primarily as a war historian will enjoy his reminiscences of his experiences in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Rounding out his life, he was a Member of Parliament in the 1950s. Finally, there is his home and the world famous garden he has created there. A vivid portrait of an extraordinary life offered by a prize-winning author.
"Readers of LONG LIFE will be wishing the same for Nicolson and hoping for another installment." (New York Times Book Review)