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Harold Nicolson diaries

Nicolson, Harold George Sir

Harold Nicolson diaries

by Nicolson, Harold George Sir

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nicolson, Harold George, -- Sir, -- 1886-1968 -- Diaries.,
  • Politicians -- Great Britain -- Diaries.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nigel Nicolson.
    GenreDiaries.
    ContributionsNicolson, Nigel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p. :
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19686489M
    ISBN 100297847643

    The Harold Nicolson diaries. [Harold Nicolson; Nigel Nicolson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harold Nicolson; Nigel Nicolson. Find more information about: ISBN:   One of the great 20th century political diaries. Harold Nicolson was one of the three great political diarists of the 20th century (along with Chips Channon and Alan Clark). Nicolson was an MP (Conservative, , who also flirted with Labour after WWII).Author: Nigel Nicolson.

      Harold Nicolson () was a man of manifold talents: a diplomat, politician, journalist, broadcaster, historian, biographer, diarist, novelist, lecturer, literary critic, essayist and s most celebrated for his Diaries (reissued by Faber Finds in their original three volumes), they run the risk of obscuring the excellence of his other : Faber and Faber. Primary Sources Harold Nicolson. Harold Nicolson, the third son of Arthur Nicolson, first Baron Carnock, and his wife, Mary Katharine Rowan was born in Teheran on 21st November, His father was a diplomat and his childhood was spent in Turkey, Spain, Morocco and Russia.. In , he was sent away to attend The Grange, a preparatory school near Folkestone.

    Shortly after it was published in I was given Harold Nicolson, Diaries and Letters, – edited by his son Nigel.. I must have dipped into them at the time but now I’m enjoying reading it cover to cover. Harold was born in Teheran in , where his father was serving in the Foreign Office. First American editions of Harold Nicolson’s Diaries and Letters, handsomely bound. The two volumes cover the years and and include numerous photographs of Nicholson and his wife Vita Sackville-West; their acquaintances and relatives; and their home at Sissinghurst Castle.


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In some ways he was the perfect diarist.