Cadenus and Swift’s Most Valuable Friend (2003)

Author: Sybil Le Brocquy

Book ID: 68328

Price: 150.00

Cadenus and Swift’s Most Valuable Friend. Two Books on Jonathan Swift by Sybil Le Brocquy. Reissued with Two Images by Louis Le Brocquy and an Introduction by Andrew Carpenter. Dublin: Lilliput Press, 2003. First Edition. Pp xii, 160; 128. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.

Signed by Le Brocquy on title page

Frontispiece plate of head image of Swift & dust jacket painting by Louis Le Brocquy.

“Cadenus” is primarily concerned with the relationship between Swift and Vanessa (Esther Van Homrigh), “Swift’s Most Valuable Friend” with that between Swift and Stella (Esther Johnson). Both help to determine the precise nature of this triangle, and the impact it had on his writing and career.

Sybil le Brocquy was an Irish playwright, patron of the arts and conservationist & mother of the renowned artist Louis.

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