Nino Strachey is descended from a family at the heart of the Bloomsbury Group. Her research focuses on the expression of personality through place, interpreting the biography of buildings and collections. Since starting her career with the Landmark Trust, she has worked for English Heritage and the National Trust, curating the homes of scientists (Darwin), politicians (Churchill) and writers (Shaw). She is head of Research and Specialist Advice for the National Trust.
'(L)avishly illustrated. Nino Strachey does an excellent and elegant job guiding us around these beguiling and artistic spaces and introducing many of the artists and writers who pass through them.' -- Country Life Magazine * Book Review * 'Beautiful, evocative little book.' -- Times Literary Supplement * Book Review * 'Fascinating and sumptuously illustrated.' -- The Literary Review * Book Review *