Lady Sylvia Brooke

Standard Name: Brooke, Lady Sylvia


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Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Brett
Lord Esher was succeeded by his elder son, Oliver.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
He and the brother born next to him were the children on whom the Brett parents lavished their attention and aspirations. While Dorothy and her...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Brett
DB 's younger sister, Sylvia, later Lady Brooke , born in 1885, is herself of no minor literary significance. She authored numerous works including two autobiographies, romance novels, and short stories, and claimed J. M. Barrie
Friends, Associates Dorothy Brett
Whilst at Garsington, Brett also developed close friendships with Aldous Huxley and his future wife Maria Nys (she was said to have provided the basis for Jenny Mullion in Huxley's first novel, Crome Yellow...
Textual Production Dorothy Brett
The article seems to set her up for a lifetime of association with famous writers. Whatever Brett's interest in drama, none of her works ever attained the point of production. How this rumour managed to...


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