Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia

Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia No writer not even Hemingway or Rimbaud led as bizarre and eventful a life as the once celebrated Soho dandy Julian Maclaren Ross Next to him the conventional icons of London bohemia among

  • Title: Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia
  • Author: Paul Willetts
  • ISBN: 9781899235698
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • No writer, not even Hemingway or Rimbaud, led as bizarre and eventful a life as the once celebrated Soho dandy Julian Maclaren Ross 1912 64 Next to him, the conventional icons of London bohemia, among them Francis Bacon and Jeffrey Bernard, appear models of stability and self restraint.

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    1. Nigeyb

      I loved 'Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia' the biography of the English writer and dandy, Julian Maclaren-Ross (1912-64). Maclaren-Ross is synonymous with the bohemian world of mid-twentieth-century Soho, and whilst this features extensively in this book, the biography offers plenty more besides. If you're interested in the literary history of the 1930 and 1940s, World War 2, and London (and specifically Soho), then I feel confident you'll enjoy this biography.During his lifetime he appears to hav [...]

    2. Tosh

      Ah, I love the obscure writer - especially if he's a dandy and lived and had fun in Soho London during the 50's. A strange man who owed everyone money and yet, lived like the prince of Soho. I don't think he's the lost great novelist, but he's an interesting and mostly forgotten literary British i.e. London figure.

    3. Shane

      Pretty fab up to now. I'm up to the part where he's just been dischagred from the army and is spending his time in pubs of wartime Soho. All very bohemian and a bit grubby.

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