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New Biography by Selina Hastings

The latest issue of TLS has a preview from the new biography by Selina Hastings. In this, she writes of the life and works of novelist Sybille Bedford. Hastings explains in the excerpt that Bedford was raised in Germany in … Continue reading

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A Diary, a Legacy, and a First Edition

The long-running “Londoner’s Diary” column of the Evening Standard has been relaunched as “The Londoner” and has a new author, Charlotte Edwardes, who writes her introductory article with a nod to Evelyn Waugh and several of his friends: On my … Continue reading

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El Mundo Writes of Sybille Bedford’s Debt to Waugh

A¬†Spanish-language¬†article in the daily newspaper El Mundo¬†published in Madrid relates the story of author¬†Sybille Bedford’s struggle to start her writing career. ¬†This did not begin until she was in her 40s. She was born in Germany into a half Jewish … Continue reading

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