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The Element of Lavishness: Letters of William Maxwell and Sylvia Townsend…

by Sylvia Townsend Warner (Author), William Maxwell (Author)

Other authors: Michael Steinman (Editor)

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I dote on volumes of selected correspondence. I snapped up this remaindered book not even knowing who these people were or who they had been, because I've found that just such long-distance conversations between highly cultured and intelligent people can get you into the warp, weft and threads of the past like nothing else. The mileaux that were... The reactions to the Cuban Missile Crisis, etc., fascinate me.
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Warner, Sylvia TownsendAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maxwell, WilliamAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Steinman, MichaelEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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LETTERS. 1938-1978
Maxwell to Warner, July 18, 1938
A long time ago I read a narrative poem of yours about a woman who had a green thumb [Rebecca Random of Opus 7].
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