Nellie Grant

Standard Name: Grant, Nellie


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Family and Intimate relationships Elspeth Huxley
EH 's mother, Nellie , died in the British Hospital in Lisbon at the age of ninety-two: Elspeth was with her, having flown to Portugal with the intention of bringing her mother back, finally, to...
Family and Intimate relationships Elspeth Huxley
Her mother, born Eleanor Lilian Grosvenor , was known as Nellie. Nellie was the youngest of her family; niece of the first Duke of Westminster, a member of an impressive clan of courtiers and politicians...
Family and Intimate relationships Elspeth Huxley
EH 's mother, Nellie , had continued to farm in Kenya throughout the Mau Mau troubles, alone but for her battery of African employees. As she aged and farming became beyond her (and as independence...
Friends, Associates Isak Dinesen
At the time of her separation from her husband, Karen Blixen was already a personage famous or notorious among the other white settlers. Nellie Grant (mother of the writer Elspeth Huxley ), who was farming...
Textual Production Elspeth Huxley
EH published Forks and Hope, the result of a proposal from the Daily Telegraph two years earlier for articles, and of a final visit to Kenya during her mother 's domicile there.
The zeugma...
Textual Production Elspeth Huxley
EH published, as a kind of memorial to her mother , Nellie: Letters from Africa, in which her own account of her parents' early lives gives place in the year 1933 to edited versions...
Textual Production Elspeth Huxley
The first proposal for filming this book, made in 1968, came to nothing after elaborate and unnecessary arrangements for a legal disclaimer from Nellie Grant that she would not sue over the way she was...
Travel Elspeth Huxley
EH set out on her last visit to Kenya before her mother was to leave it. As it turned out, however, her frequent visits there continued after this.
Nicholls, C. S. Elspeth Huxley. HarperCollins.


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Grant, Nellie. Nellie: Letters from Africa. Editor Huxley, Elspeth, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980.