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Adam Nicolson reads from his account of Sissinghurst, one of Britain's most celebrated gardens, purchased by his grandparents Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson in 1932.

The Nicolson family's life at Sissinghurst may have seemed idyllic from the outside, but inside lay a deep unhappiness.

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Wed 27 Aug 2008 00:30

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