Downhill All the Way: An Autobiography of the Years 1919-1939

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Hogarth Press, 1967 - Biography & Autobiography - 259 pages
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Leonard Woolf's recollections of his life with Virginia Woolf during the years when she wrote her major novels; also an account of the growth of the Hogarth Press, as well as portraits of Sigmund Freud, T. S. Eliot, and others. "There is a lucid probity in Leonard Woolf's writing" (Leon Edel, Saturday Review). Index; photographs.

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Review: Downhill All The Way: An Autobiography of the Years 1919 To 1939 (Autobiography of Leonard Woolf #4)

User Review  - Lisa Davis-craig - Goodreads

Again Woolf presents his life sometimes with the most minute details and with that same air of detachment as in the earlier volumes of his autobiography. Despite his seeming transparency, I had the sense of him holding back as much as he was giving. Read full review

Review: Downhill All The Way: An Autobiography of the Years 1919 To 1939 (Autobiography of Leonard Woolf #4)

User Review  - Padraic - Goodreads

Twenty years of living with madness, brilliance, anti-Semitism, and odd-man-out'ism. Surely Leonard amassed sufficient points with the literary gods to spring Ted Hughes? If he hadn't parked himself alongside Virginia's pyrotechnics, his personal brilliance would have seemed much brighter. Read full review

Contents

Peace in our time O Lord
9
Downhill to Hitler
119
Index
255
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