(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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@103Polly fantastic. I wrote about these wondrous beasts here:
Thomas Merton goes to Provincetown, 1921- painting by his father, Owen @tmcpgh @thomasmerton @theukulelediva… t.co/AU6d73pW09
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Freshwater: soaring over the Pre-Raphaelite seascape, peregrines fly like Tennyson's familiars; purple and slate storm clouds rise as cliffs