An English Intellectual
Published in 2002. The first full biography since Sybille Bedford’s official life 30 years earlier, it incorporated much new material. It is now considered to be the standard life of Huxley.
‘The research is immaculate…the writing is lively and sympathetic…this excellent biography has come at the right time’ – Jeanette Winterson, The Times
‘Excellent’ – Roy Jenkins
‘Wonderfully balanced and unfailingly interesting’ – John Gray, The New Statesman
‘A generous and intelligent biography’ – J.G.Ballard, The Guardian
‘The standard biography is Nicholas Murray” – Chris Baldick, The Oxford English Literary History: The Modern Movement (2004)