04 December 2010

Saxon Sydney-Turner

Saxon Sydney-Turner was an unusual member of the Bloomsbury Group in that he was not at all creative, and was renowned as a social bore. Even though he graduated from Cambridge with a double first, he retreated into an undistinguished job in the civil service and stayed there all his life. He wasn't gay; he had very little love interest; and he gambled away all his money. The full downbeat story is here

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