Heir by V. Sackville-West

The Heir by V. Sackville-West. 1922 George H. Doran, first U.S. edition, 250 pages.  Rebecca Dinerstein Knight in The Paris Review starts a wonderful biographical essay on Sackville-West thusly: "How preposterous is it that Vita Sackville-West, the best-selling bisexual baroness who wrote over thirty-five books that made an ingenious mockery of twenties societal norms, should be remembered today merely as a smoocher of Virginia Woolf? The reductive canonization of her affair with Woolf has elbowed out a more luxurious, strange story..." The Heir is a novella of inheritance and property.

Condition: Good. No DJ, owner name on first page, slight lean to spine, some bumps to the boards

"Mr. Nutley glanced at him with a faint contempt."

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