She dedicated it, in September 1931, to Harold Nicolson
and Douglas Goldring
, without whose kindness and encouragement, she says, she would never have written it.
Hamnett, Nina. Laughing Torso. Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc., 1932.
Goldring was the first person to whom she...
had overseen serialisation of parts of The Savage Pilgrimage in a magazine under his editorship, he wrote to Chatto and Windus
within two weeks of the book's appearance to demand withdrawal of the...