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Dog Days in Soho: One Man's Adventures in 1950s Bohemia

£6.99

Product description

Dog Days in Soho is the fictionalised biography of a real man. Its setting is the boozy penumbra of Fifties bohemia - and the increasingly erratic imagination of the biographer. The book's hero, a Cornish boy sailor called Josh Avery, fought, drank and loved his way through Soho's Golden Age. Francis Bacon was its most dazzling star, but others burned brightly through those overwrought days and nights, among them artist's model and bungling cat burglar Henrietta Moraes, the troubled painter Johnny Minton and the photographer John Deakin.

In this daring and original book, Nigel Richardson takes a razorblade to the familiar Soho canvas. The result is dark, funny and compelling.

This book is in excellent condition throughout. The dust jacket is not price clipped.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Richardson, Nigel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575068507
ISBN-13:
9780575068506
Number of pages:
231
Publisher:
Gollancz
Title:
Dog Days in Soho: One Man's Adventures in 1950s Bohemia

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About this item

Dog Days in Soho is the fictionalised biography of a real man. Its setting is the boozy penumbra of Fifties bohemia - and the increasingly erratic imagination of the biographer. The book's hero, a Cornish boy sailor called Josh Avery, fought, drank and loved his way through Soho's Golden Age. Francis Bacon was its most dazzling star, but others burned brightly through those overwrought days and nights, among them artist's model and bungling cat burglar Henrietta Moraes, the troubled painter Johnny Minton and the photographer John Deakin.

In this daring and original book, Nigel Richardson takes a razorblade to the familiar Soho canvas. The result is dark, funny and compelling.

This book is in excellent condition throughout. The dust jacket is not price clipped.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Richardson, Nigel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0575068507
ISBN-13:
9780575068506
Number of pages:
231
Publisher:
Gollancz
Title:
Dog Days in Soho: One Man's Adventures in 1950s Bohemia

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