Beverley Nichols

Standard Name: Nichols, Beverley


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Friends, Associates Naomi Jacob
NJ said one of the greatest influences on her after her mother was the actress Gladys ffolliott .
Jacob, Naomi. Me: A Chronicle about Other People. Hutchinson.
Her friends in the music-hall and the theatre included a roster of distinguished and less distinguished...
Friends, Associates Rebecca West
Over her lifetime, RW made countless friends. These included US journalist Dorothy Thompson (whose long-lasting friendship with her is treated in Susan Hertog 's double biography Dangerous Ambition. Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women...
Friends, Associates Theodora Benson
TB enjoyed a wide circle of friends both literary and non-literary. The former included Rose Macaulay and Howard Spring . She met her future collaborator Betty Askwith (daughter of an old friend of her mother's)...
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
She took up old friendships, making visits out of wartime London to Sophie Gaudier-Brzeska in Gloucestershire and Roger Fry at Guildford (where Lady Strachey led the party in evening literary games). She breakfasted regularly with...
Literary responses Margaret Kennedy
Reviewers have likened Kennedy to Jane Austen , one of her literary role models. In a review for the New York World, Beverley Nichols stated that she would be a robust Jane Austen,...
Literary responses Penelope Mortimer
Edith Sitwell and Beverley Nichols testified to being enthralled
Mortimer, Penelope. About Time Too: 1940-1978. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
by PM 's reviews in the Sunday papers.
Gordon, Giles. “Obituary: Penelope Mortimer”. Guardian Weekly, p. 26.
Publishing Monica Dickens
MD had begun publishing stories in magazines by the time she was working on One Pair of Feet. By 1943 she was writing book reviews for the Sunday Chronicle. After the war she...
Textual Features Theodora Benson
Her contributors include Louis Golding on his first time horse-racing and Beverley Nichols on having an Affaire. Betty Askwith wrote of being bitten with the travel bug (on a journey in company with TB


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