A Nursery in the Nineties

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First published in 1935, Eleanor Farjeon's A Nursery in the Nineties is one of the most striking accounts of childhood ever written: a testament to a happy and creative upbringing from an author rightly renowned for her powerfully imaginative books for children. 'Nellie' was born in 1881, her father a popular novelist, her mother from a famous American acting family. She was never sent to school, was often in poor health and developed a crushing self-consciousness in company. The nursery at home therefore marked the limits ...

A Nursery in the Nineties 2013, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571300389

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Nursery in the Nineties 1980, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192813084

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