They wrote it this week: Porn again in Victorian London

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They wrote it this week: Porn again in Victorian London

Extracts from diaries and letters written between January 6 and January 12

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January 6

1952, Paris

[To her friend, Evelyn Waugh] I only ask for the ’50s to be as heavenly as the ’40s – for me. I suppose you will blow up. But everyone must see the world through his own little window & I enjoyed every moment of the 1940s. What is so nice & so unexpected about life is the way it improves as it goes along. I think you should impress this fact on your children because I think young people have an awful feeling that life is slipping past them & they must do something – catch something – they don’t quite know what, whereas they’ve only got to wait & it all comes...

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