Something to Hide: Life of Sheila Wingfield, Viscountess Powerscourt Penny Perrick

ISBN: 9781843510932

Published: January 1st 2008

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256 pages


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Something to Hide: Life of Sheila Wingfield, Viscountess Powerscourt  by  Penny Perrick

Something to Hide: Life of Sheila Wingfield, Viscountess Powerscourt by Penny Perrick
January 1st 2008 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 256 pages | ISBN: 9781843510932 | 8.59 Mb

This is a fascinating portrait of a neglected poet and memoirist whose colorful and complicated life brought her into contact with some of the major literary figures of early twentieth-century Ireland. Sheila Wingfield (1906-1992), Anglo-JewishMoreThis is a fascinating portrait of a neglected poet and memoirist whose colorful and complicated life brought her into contact with some of the major literary figures of early twentieth-century Ireland.

Sheila Wingfield (1906-1992), Anglo-Jewish heiress and poetess wife of the last Powerscourt to live on that estate, didnt fit easily into any of the worlds she inhabited, battling all her life with the demons of alcohol, drugs, illness, and conflicted relationships. Penny Perricks biography strikes a balance between playful storytelling and serious analysis. Drawing on rich sources of letters, memoirs, diaries, and interviews.



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