Dora Carrington was considered an outsider to Bloomsbury, but she lived right at its heart. For over a decade she was the companion of gay writer Lytton Strachey, and killed herself, stricken without him, when he died in 1932. She was also a prolific and exuberant correspondent. Carrington was not consciously a pioneer or a feminist, but in her determination to live life according to her own nature, she fought battles that remain familiar and urgent today. She was friends with the greatest minds of the day and her correspondence stars a roster of fascinating characters – Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Rosamund Lehmann, Maynard Keynes to name but a few. ‘Carrington’s Letters’ introduces the maverick artist and electric personality to a new generation with exclusive correspondence never before published.