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Cyril Connolly

Critic (10-Sep-1903 — 26-Nov-1974)


Noel Blakiston (editor). A Romantic Friendship: The Letters of Cyril Connolly to Noel Blakiston. London: Constable & Co.. 1975. 356pp.

Clive Fisher. Cyril Connolly: A Nostalgic Life. London: Macmillan. 1995. 466pp. US subtitle, The Life and Times of England's Most Controversial Literary Critic.

Jeremy Lewis. Cyril Connolly: A Life. London: Jonathan Cape. 1997. 653pp.

David Pryce-Jones. Cyril Connolly: Journal and Memoir. London: Collins. 1983. 304pp. Covering 1928-37.

Michael Shelden. Friends of Promise: Cyril Connolly and the World of "Horizon". London: Hamish Hamilton. 1989. 254pp.


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  4. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.121)

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.275)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.150)

  7. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.115)

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