Love Letters

Love Letters It Was The Middle Of The Second World War, And Trekkie, A Painter And Book Illustrator, Was Married To The Publisher Ian Parsons, Who Later Became Leonard S Colleague Leonard Was 61, Trekkie 39 He Wanted Her To Get A Divorce And Marry Him, But Instead She Persuaded Him To Move In Next Door To Her In London And Spent The Weekends With Him At Monk S House In Rodmell When Ian Came Back From The War, Life Became Complex Trekkie Was A Feisty, Principled Feminist She Had Never Wanted A Husband And Now, It Seemed, She Had Two At Once She Spent The Weekends With Ian And The Week With Leonard She Took Holidays With Them Separately, Acted As Hostess For Them Both, And Talked To No One About The Way They Lived The Arrangement Worked Smoothly For The Next Twenty Five Years An Inventive And Honest Solution For A Woman Who Loved Two Men In Different Ways At The Same Time When Trekkie And Leonard Were Not Together They Talked Through The Post A Letter Scribbled While She Cooked Dinner Could Reach Him Before Breakfast The Next Morning Trekkie Sealed Up Their Correspondance, And It Was Only Opened After Her Death Linked By Excerpts From Her Diary, The Letters Shine With Details Of Daily Life Of Gardens And Glow Worms, Books And Plays Of Leonard S Publishing And Politics Of Trekkie S Struggle To Balance Her Professional And Personal Life But Above All They Are A Romance In Two Voices His Besotted, Hers Tender And Sensible This Remarkable Exchange Of Letters Tells The Story Of Two Contrasting Personalities, Their Love For One Another And Their Unusual And Creative Domestic Arrangement. Leonard Woolf, Bloomsbury publisher and long suffering widower of Virginia Woolf, falls in love after his wife s suicide with Trekkie Ritchie Parsons, an emancipated and opinionated married woman The affair lasts decade
If these letters had been placed on Leonard s desk, I doubt he would have approved their publication due to their mostly ephemeral nature However, try labeling something Bloomsbury and then preventing it being published Personally, I m happy to have read them I adore Leonard and anything that accentuates a finer knowledge of his character is appreciated I don t think I would recommend these letters to anyone other than an obsessive Leonard follower The endless descriptions of hotels and m If these letters had been placed on Leonard s desk, I doubt he would have approved their publication due to their mostly ephemeral nature However, try labeling something Bloomsbury and then preventing it being published Personally, I m happy to have read them I adore Leonard and anything that accentuates a finer knowledge of his character is appreciated I don t think I would recommend these letters to anyone other than an obsessive Leonard follower The endless descriptions of hotels and meals in Trekkie s travelogues sent to Leonard become very tedious very fast I also think that introducing Trekkie to the larger world through this

[[ Read ]] ➪ Love Letters  Author Judith Adamson – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Love Letters
  • Judith Adamson
  • English
  • 25 September 2018
  • 0712664734