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30- Vita and Virginia exchanged flirtatious letters for 19 years, but Vita was cautious about physical intimacy 'because of the madness'.- § V. SACKVILLE-WEST - RECUEILS DE NOUVELLES: The Heir (1922) publié dans une édition partielle en français sous le titre L'Héritier: une histoire d'amour, Paris, Salvy 1998; réédition dans une &dition intégrale sous le titre Infidélités, Paris, Autrement/Litteratures, 2012; réédition Paris Le Livre de Poche coll "Biblio romans" n° 33289, 2014.-

Stately home seductress who makes Downton's wildest plots look tame

Tall, dark and attractive, Vita Sackville-West (left) had the knack of inflaming passions wherever she went.

Virginia Woolf photographed by Lady Ottoline Morrell at Garsington Manor in 1917

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Virginia Woolf (née Stephen), by Lady Ottoline Morrell, circa 1917 - NPG - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Virginia Woolf - elegant in a very simple way

Virginia Woolf: The Morley College Teacher

The great Writer Virginia Woolf in 1902 - Photo taken by George Charles Beresford -

Virginia Woolf looking very stylish. She was part of the Bloomsbury Group.

Virginia Woolf by Lady Ottoline Morrell, vintage snapshot print, June 1926 © National Portrait Gallery, London.

Virginia Woolf in 1917.

Virginia Woolf on Henry David Thoreau

Virginia Woolf by Lady Ottoline Morrell, vintage snapshot print, circa 1917 © National Portrait Gallery, London.

Snapshots of Virginia Woolf and T. S. Eliot taken by Lady Ottoline Morrell at her home, Garsington.

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Virginia Woolf and T. Eliot photographed by Lady Ottoline Morrell at Garsington Manor in

VirginiaWoolf1935_MonksHouse_"When Virginia Woolf committed suicide on March 28th in 1941, she left behind two suicide notes for her husband Leonard and one for her sister, Vanessa.The note read:"

Virginia Woolf's Suicide Note to Vanessa Bell

Virginia Woolf committed suicide on March in she left behind two suicide notes for her husband Leonard and one for her sister, Vanessa.The note read:"

Virginia Woolf (left) laughing with her nephew, Quentin Bell, and Lydia Lopokovna

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Virginia Woolf (left) dancing and laughing with her nephew Quentin Bell and famous russian ballerina Lydia Lopokova

Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, and a Case of Anxiety of Influence

Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, and a Case of Anxiety of Influence

Virginia Woolf (English, 1882-1941) at Monk's House, Sussex, date unknown

Virginia Woolf writes about fellow Bloomsbury Set author Lytton Strachey (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Leonard Woolf with his pet marmoset, Mitzi, in his hand in 1932

Leonard Woolf: Life After Virginia

Leonard Woolf writer, publisher, socialist, and husband of Virginia Woolf. Before her suicide, Virginia maintained it was his loving kindness that allowed her to live so long.