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Vita Sackville-West
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Born in Knole, Kent
Born on 9th of March 1892
Died on 2nd of June 1962

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Born 1892. Died 1962 - English poet and novelist.

Wrote novels and plays as a child. Collection of poems Poems of West and East (1917) were her first publication. Followed by a novel Heritage (1919) and Orchard and Vineyard (1921). Passenger to Teheran (1926) records her time in Persia. Keen gardener at her home in Sissinghurst, Kent. Wrote a weekly gardening column.

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