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5.0 out of 5 stars A superb production, 21 April 2012
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Whether you are interested in the Bloomsbury Group as artists, writers or extraordinary characters, this book is an essential summary of what all the fuss is about. The reproductions of the portraits of the members of the group are outstanding; one could only wish that they were larger and that the text was longer, but I suppose this would have made the book much more expensive.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bloomsbury In A Nutshell., 3 Aug 2012
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As a longstanding devotee of everything to do with 'The Bloomsbury Group', I have a great many books, collected over years, detailling each & everyone in and around this remarkably talented 'set'. This book, however, is a delightful addition, with many photographs & information which would be especially useful for someone new to the subject, as would certainly "wet one's appetite" for more. The biographies are concise, but excellent and the book, overall, gives a good insight on these wonderful 'bohemians'.
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4.0 out of 5 stars "Overall this is an entertaining book but one is left wishing that there was more of it textually and fewer images." ****, 20 Aug 2014
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This is a really delightful book and very well illustrated, so much so that I told the author as much last week. But there is a suspicion that the 15 biographies listed in the Introduction do not really represent the whole of the Bloomsbury Group? (Even if the likes of Philippa and Marjorie Strachey, and Margery Fry or Bertrand Russell are added - that only makes 19.) This book makes you want to read more and the author has written biographies of Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant. With the forthcoming BBC TV series on the Bloomsbury Group, this and other new books are going to be popular; perhaps the better places to start are the diaries of the late Frances Partridge: 1900 - 2004, for first hand accounts of the last living member of the Bloomsbury group? The author quite rightly emphasizes the strong connection between the Cambridge Apostles (such as MacCarthy, Woolf, Fry, Strachey, Keynes,and Forster) and the Bloomsbury Group. Overall this is an entertaining book but one is left wishing that there was more of it textually and fewer images.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Collection of Bloomsbury portraits, 1 May 2013
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This brief book consists of visual paintings of the major charaters of the Bloomsbury group. Each illustration is accompanied by a brief biographical commentary of about a page in length. A good reference book for thsoe familar witht eh Bloomsbury group.
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