Quicksands : A Memoir (out of print)
A friend of Aldous Huxley and of Elizabeth Jane Howard, whose own memoir Slipstream was hugely popular, novelist Sybille Bedford here tells of her life ? including World War I Berlin, the Cote D?Azur artist set of the 1920s and much more. ?Spellbinding . . . impressive . . . a testimony to the value and fragility of civilised existence.? ? Observer. ?A remarkable achievement.? ? Sunday Times. First published 2005.
Sybille Bedford was born in Germany in 1911 and was brought up in Italy, England and France. In 1989 her novel Jigsaw was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She has published eight other books and lives in London.