Philip Toynbee

Standard Name: Toynbee, Philip


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Family and Intimate relationships Nancy Mitford
Jessica , the sister who followed Unity in age, eloped in her teens with a still younger cousin who was off to fight in the Spanish Civil War. Nancy and her husband were despatched as...
Literary responses Rosamond Lehmann
RL 's Epilogue relates her own anxiety, on the day the book was first published, about its probable reception. She was flooded with relief, joy, gratitude, at finding both Cyril Connolly and Philip Toynbee
Literary responses Kathleen Nott
This book was controversial. Philip Toynbee called it a rare example of vigorous polemic, witty, hard-hitting and deeply serious.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
2705 (4 December 1953): 773
The Times responded with a front-page article (anonymous, as all...
Literary responses Julia Strachey
In an Observer review written shortly after the novel's reprinting in 1978,
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown.
121, 135
Philip Toynbee (an acquaintance of JS ) suggested that the observer is so sharp-eyed and so delicate-tongued that her book reveals...


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