Olivia by Olivia

Olivia by Olivia. 1987 Virago Modern classic edition (c/r 1949), 114 pages. Olivia was the pseudonym for Dorothy Bussy, sister of Lytton Strachey, and adjacent to the Bloomsbury Group. Olivia was first published by Hogarth, the Woolf's press, and depicts the erotic relationships and intense friendships of a girl's boarding school in Paris. It was her only novel.

Condition: VG used copy

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