All Passion Spent Author:Vita Sackville-West When Lady Slane was young, she nurtured a secret, burning ambition: to become an artist. Instead, she became the dutiful wife of a great statesman and the mother of six children. — In her widowhood, she finally defies her family and rents a house in Hampstead where she can live independently and free of her past. Among her companions are the owne... more »r of the house and an eccentric millionaire who had met her in India when she was a young mother.
Fist published in 1931, it is considered Sackville-West's fictional companion to Virginia's Woolf's A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN.
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