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Of Love and Hunger - Julian Maclaren-Ross
Of Love and Hunger
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The key literary figure in the pubs of post-war Fitzrovia, Maclaren-Ross pulled together his dispersed energies to write two great books: the posthumously published "Memoirs of the Forties" and this spectacular novel of the Depression, "Of Love and Hunger" - harsh, vivid, louche and slangy it... show more
The key literary figure in the pubs of post-war Fitzrovia, Maclaren-Ross pulled together his dispersed energies to write two great books: the posthumously published "Memoirs of the Forties" and this spectacular novel of the Depression, "Of Love and Hunger" - harsh, vivid, louche and slangy it deserves a permanent place alongside "Coming Up for Air" and "Hangover Square."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141187112 (0141187115)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 204
Edition language: English
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The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
3.5 Julian Maclaren-Ross - Of Love and Hunger
Well, to be completely honest with you, I had even forgotten I bought this one on a second hand books purchasing spree in Paris.Then, as soon as I've seen the novel on my bookshelves stuck in between scores of moth-eaten Penguin titles by David Lodge and George Orwell, I remembered how excited I was...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
First published in 1947.Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Reader: Carl Prekopp Producer: Beth O'DeaMusic: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.Listen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01p70cs/Book_at_Bedtime_Of_Love_and_Hunger_Episode_1/
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
I came to this book having read Paul Willetts's biography of Soho legend, Julian Maclaren-Ross, "Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia". His was a hand to mouth existence, and - for anyone interested in the 1940s, and literary London - is well worth reading."Of Love and Hunger", Maclaren-Ross’s first full...
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