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Lytton Strachey: The Years of Achievement, 1910-1932 Book Review Summary

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   This second volume of Holroyd's biography covers the period of Strachey's successful emergence as a biographer with the publication of "Eminent Victorians" and "Queen Victoria," his continued friendship with the members of the influential Bloomsbury group, especially Virginia Woolf, and his status as a conscientious objector in World War I. His financial success allowed him the freedom to travel and to set up housekeeping with Dora Carrington, a young painter who fell in love with him despite his homosexuality.   She even married his friend Ralph Partridge so that the three of them could live together in a triangular arrangement of sorts. It was she who cared for him for most of the rest of his life.
The review of this Book prepared by Jack Goodstein








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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   writer Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1900+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Century:    -   1900-1920's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   male homosexuality If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   More 6-10 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   26-50% of book

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