Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) was a celebrated English writer and garden designer associated with the Bloomsbury Group. She is also known for inspiring Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando. Kate Baylay is an illustrator based in London. Matthew Dennison is the author of Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West.
"Immensely charming." --Vox "An extraordinary story by Vita Sackville-West.... This tale of a fashionable creature who flits in and out of fairy tales and historical epochs is made exquisite by Kate Baylay's art-deco-style illustrations." --Wall Street Journal