The Lyttelton-Hart-Davis Letters 1955-1962: A Selection

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George Lyttelton - a former master at Eton - once complained at a dinner at which Rupert Hart-Davis - former Eton pupil, publisher and man of letters - was present, that he was bored and that no one ever wrote to him. This is a paperback collection of the celebrated correspondence that ensued. Rupert Hart-Davis reports from the front line of the London literary battlefield, when not pursuing Wildean minutiae for his famous edition of Oscar's letters, while George fulminates from his summerhouse on "this age of jaw" and "how ...