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Rosamond Lehmann

A Life

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Rosamond Lehmann by Selina Hastings
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The life of Rosamond Lehmann (1901-1990) was as romantic and harrowing as that of any of her fictional heroines. She enjoyed an idyllic childhood in the Thames valley, and she was much pursued while at Cambridge, but an early marriage to Leslie Runciman was wretchedly unhappy. The phenomenal success of her shocking, first novel, Dusty Answer gave her the means to run off with and eventually marry the glamorous maverick, Wogan Philipps. hey lived an apparently charmed existence in Oxfordshire, the golden couple at the very heart of Bloomsbury society. But as Rosamond's novels (Invitation to the Waltz, the notorious The Weather in the Streets) became ever more successful, Wogan started on a series of affairs, finally disappearing to the Spanish Civil War, while Rosamond embarked on a tempestuous relationship with Goronwy Rees. hen Rees left her she began the most important love affair of her life with the poet, Cecil Day Lewis. Nine years later, he abandoned her for the young actress, Jill Balcon -a betrayal from which Rosamond never recovered. A few years later her daughter, Sally, died at the age of 24, an unendurable loss which led Rosamond into spiritualism in an attempt to fi

Author Biography

Selina Hastings is the author of two hugely acclaimed biographies, Nancy Mitford (being reissued in Vintage) and Evelyn Waugh.
Release date NZ
June 6th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Chatto & Windus
Pages
496
Dimensions
162x241x41
ISBN-13
9780701165420
Product ID
1681236

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