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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Manic Depression and the Life of Virginia Woolf

By: Dally, Peter

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Griffin: 2001

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 003942


Combining his knowledge as a doctor and a lifelong fascination with Virginia Woolf's life and work, eminent psychiatrist Peter Dally offers a haunting and compelling look at the depression that tormented Virginia Woolf through her adult years. He discusses the three occasions when Virginia went mad, which terrified Virginia, and through the experiences offered extraordinary insight into her craft, Woolf lived in constant fear of her dreadful affliction. Compassionate and... View more info

Sheep, Moors and Sea

By: Williams, Alice Cary

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003306


Nantucket Island, around the turn of the century, one of the last strongholds of the old New England "quaintness, " comes radiantly alive in this charming personal reminiscence. Told in an engaging narrative style, the early ears of Jennie Randall, daughter of the "city" country doctor of the Ialand, are re-created so simply that the reader is whisked back to a gracious, friendly, unhurried way of life, all but forgotten in the hurly-burly of the precario... View more info

Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein

By: Wineapple, Brenda

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1996: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000021


Hard Cover. As New/As New. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A fascinating dual biography of the Stein siblings, who were American expatriates. Their powerful, poignant relationship was rooted in love, longing, and smoldering rivalry. It was a relationship so profound that when it ruptured in 1914, brother and sister never spoke again, despite their both living into the 1940's. Incredibly well researched, the first biography on Leo Stein and the fir... View more info