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9 October 1986
The Pebbled Shore 
by Elizabeth Longford.
Weidenfeld, 351 pp., £14.95, August 1986, 0 297 78863 9
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Leaves of the Tulip Tree 
by Juliette Huxley.
Murray, 248 pp., £7.95, June 1986, 9780719542886
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Enid Bagnold 
by Anne Sebba.
Weidenfeld, 317 pp., £15, September 1986, 0 297 78991 0
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... should be lived to the greater glory of God, thus ruining the enlightened image with which Julian Huxley had been trying to invest the programme. Huxley cuts a troubled figure in Leaves of the Tulip-Tree, his widow’s cautionary tale of love among the polymaths. Juliette Baillot was the ...

Was Ma Hump to blame?

John Sutherland: Aldous Huxley

11 July 2002
Aldous HuxleyAn English Intellectual 
by Nicholas Murray.
Little, Brown, 496 pp., £20, April 2002, 0 316 85492 1
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TheCat's Meow 
directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
April 2002
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... Twentieth-century Huxleys have received less biography than one might have expected. Nicholas Murray usefully fills a gap between Sybille Bedford’s thirty-year-old life of Aldous and the awaited definitive biography by David Bradshaw. With the passing of time, Murray can tell us things prohibited to his predecessor by discretion and the libel laws ...

How the Laundry Basket Squeaked

Kirsty Gunn: Katherine Mansfield

11 April 2013
The Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Katherine Mansfield: Vol I 
edited by Gerri Kimber and Vincent O’Sullivan.
Edinburgh, 551 pp., £85, October 2012, 978 0 7486 4274 8
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The Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Katherine Mansfield: Vol II 
edited by Gerri Kimber and Vincent O’Sullivan.
Edinburgh, 541 pp., £85, October 2012, 978 0 7486 4275 5
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... text, blinds at the windows snapping up and down as the light shifts. The breaking of china in ‘Juliette Delacour’ of 1908 – ‘the teapot fell to the ground’ – will also sound as the last note in ‘Prelude’ ten years later, when ‘for Kezia it had broken the moment it flew through the air,’ the same child seeming to witness both startling ...

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