Victoria Glendinning

Victoria Glendinning CBE FRSL (née Seebohm; born 23 April 1937) is a British biographer, critic, broadcaster, and novelist. She is an Honorary Vice-President of English PEN and Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature. She won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Whitbread Prize for biography.

Books in order of publication:

A Suppressed Cry: Life and Death of a Quaker Daughter – 1969

Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer – 1977

Edith Sitwell: A Unicorn Among Lions – 1981

Vita: The Life of V. Sackville-West – 1983

Rebecca West: A Life – 1987

The Grown-Ups – 1989

Trollope  – 1992

Electricity – 1995

Sons and Mothers – 1996

Jonathan Swift – 1998

The Weekenders – 2001

Flight – 2002

Leonard Woolf – 2006

Love’s Civil War: Elizabeth Bowen and Charles Ritchie, Letters and Diaries 1941-1973 – 2009

Raffles and the Golden Opportunity – 2012

Family Business: An Intimate History of John Lewis and the Partnership – 2021

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