Noël Coward: A Biography

(Sinclair-Stevenson / Simon & Schuster USA / Recorda Distrubuda, Brazil, 1995).

Ultimate style and dramatic genius in the context of a changing century.

‘The definitive biography’.
Sheridan Morley, Independent on Sunday.

 

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4.30 am: the sea slows down to midsummer, grey and held down by the heat

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'Isn't the sea what Algy calls it: a great sweet mother? The snotgreen sea. The scrotumtightening sea... Thalatta!… t.co/3lYLfYkreG

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4 am: at first light the air seems like the sea, blue and translucent; I swim in the atmosphere