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Testament of Friendship

(1940)
The Story of Winifred Holtby
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In her bestselling first volume of autobiography, Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain passionately recorded the agonising years of the First World War, lamenting the destruction of a generation which for her included those she most dearly loved - her lover, her brother, her closest friends.
In Testament of Friendship Brittain tells the story of the woman who helped her survive those tragic years - the writer Winifred Holtby. They met at Somerville College, Oxford, immediately after the war and their friendship continued through Vera's marriage and their separate but parallel writing careers until Winifred's untimely death at the age of thirty-seven.When she died her fame as a writer was about to reach its peak with the publication of her greatest novel, South Riding.

A moving record of a friendship between two women of courage, determination and intelligence, and a wonderful portrait of a lifelong love, Testament of Friendship now takes its rightful place as a Virago Modern Classic, with a new introduction by Mark Bostridge.

 
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Hardback Editions

1981 : USA Hardback
Title: Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 0-87223-679-X / 978-0-87223-679-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seaview Books
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March 1971 : UK Hardback
Title: Testament of Friendship (Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 0-85594-001-8 / 978-0-85594-001-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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1944 : USA Hardback
Title: Testament of Friendship: the Story of Winifred Holtby
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 1-111-15854-1 / 978-1-111-15854-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: MACMILLAN & COMPANY LONDON
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Paperback Editions

February 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (VMC)
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 1-84408-870-7 / 978-1-84408-870-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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August 1980 : UK Paperback
Title: Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (Virago classic non-fiction)
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 0-86068-150-5 / 978-0-86068-150-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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1981 : USA Paperback
Title: Testament of friendship: The story of Winifred Holtby
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 0-87223-680-3 / 978-0-87223-680-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fontana Paperbacks
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August 1981 : UK Paperback
Title: Testament of Friendship
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 0-00-636353-9 / 978-0-00-636353-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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Audio Editions

February 1990 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Testament of Friendship: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Vera Brittain
ISBN: 1-85695-509-5 / 978-1-85695-509-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (VMC Book 326)
Author(s): Vera Brittain
Publisher: Virago
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