(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.
Buy the book
the sea is a thing with feathers
apologies to @maxjohnporter t.co/qEJu40o61O
2.30 am: swimming on an Eastertide, under a passover moon, the spring sea still so dark and cold.
@LauraCummingArt like tumbling ravens...
this is my next favourite book this spring, following @Dan_Zep 's - you can't get closer to the sea here; it's in y… t.co/IIaiJ90VkL
@jeremy_millar_1 @LauraCummingArt I think of the cold flax oil that made these things, made their sharp sheen