'I lie in bed, and watch the fire on the ceiling, and hear the clock strike, and think how delicious it will be when you come to stay here - I read Haydon, and an excellent Cruickshank-ish book called Murder for Profit.'
25 Dec 1926
city: Knole county: Kent location in dwelling: Bedroom
The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf
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Quotation taken from a letter dated Christmas-day [25 December 1926] written by Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf. Vita says earlier in the letter that she is spending Christmas in bed with influenza.
Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.
Vita Sackville-West, Louise de Salvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf (Great Britain, 1984), p. 172, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18053, accessed: 18 June 2013
'Murder for Profit' is described in a footnote as 'A famous detective story by W. Bolitho (1926).
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