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26th April 2022

David Garnett was painted by Dora Carrington in 1919 when he was 27. He had been a friend of Edward Thomas  – they met through David's father Edward Garnett, the publisher. Fifteen years later David was asked to write Edward Thomas's biography but refused; in the end it was written by John Moore, whose Waters Under the Earth we publish in October. The  biography is long out of print but is absolutely excellent.

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