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Heritage

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Heritage, Vita Sackville-West. Futura, 1984. 

Uncommon edition. Vintage softcover. Some light wear around edges. No markings inside. Good condition. 

Her first novel. 

"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: Vita loved several women with exceptional ardor; simultaneously adored her also-bisexual husband, Harold; ultimately came to prefer the company of flora over fauna of any gender; and committed herself to a life of prolific creation (written and planted) that redefined passion itself."

- Rebecca Dinnerstein Knight, The Paris Review.