Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey

March 01, 1880 – January 21, 1932

Giles Lytton Strachey (ˈdʒaɪlz_ˈlɪtən_ˈstreɪtʃi; 1 March 1880 – 21 January 1932) was an English writer and critic.
A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.