Serious Pleasures: The Life of Stephen Tennant

(Hamish Hamilton / Penguin USA, 1990).

A seductive biography of the last professional exquisite.

‘Witty and amazing … both scholarly and hilarious at the same time’.
John Waters, New York Times.

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Albert & I would like to say thank you to everyone for the nice things you've said this week. We picked this for… t.co/5oBlwd6dRe

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@cakesthebrain @booksellercrow too cool for school, Albert; he bunked off to see a whale

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@leebrackstone @4thEstateBooks thank you, Lee

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and to get off the dirt, they made a soap named after my last book... t.co/PMflfNCths t.co/p4ZVpWLJ7I

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