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I wanted to see Kingsley Martin about something and at ten o'clock next morning
Virginia and I walked round to the New Statesman office in Great Turnstile just
south of Holborn. There was no sign of the blitz until we turned out of Gray's Inn ...
For instance, in the first week in June, with the great battle raging in France,
Virginia and I with Rose Macaulay and Kingsley Martin sat talking after dinner
until 2.30 in the morning. Kingsley, "diffusing his soft charcoal gloom", prophesied
I did a certain amount of reviewing and every now and again acted as editor of
the New Statesman when Kingsley Martin wanted to go off abroad. What I most
wanted to do was to write books, but I found it difficult to get the time to do this.
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review