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Cold cream : my early life and other mistakes

Author: Ferdinand Mount
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ferdinand Mount's parents belonged to what came to be called 'Hobohemia', 'a raffish subdivision of the upper class which, like some rare blue butterfly was to be found only on the Wiltshire Downs'. His uncle was Anthony Powell, and this sparkling memoir reads like a non-fictional A Dance to the Music of Time. It is thronged with characters of every shade and hue, from Harold Acton in Florence having his aesthetic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ferdinand Mount; Ferdinand Mount
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ferdinand Mount
ISBN: 9780747595076 0747595070
OCLC Number: 190777288
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 368 pages : illustrations (1 color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ferdinand Mount.
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A memoir thronged with characters and anecdotes of many shades and hue, from cucumber sandwiches with Siegfried Sassoon, and Harold Acton in Florence having the author's aesthetic flourishes swatted  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR HEADS YOU WIN: 'Richly inventive. Intelligent wit-elegiac charm - wonderfully funny' Sunday Times PRAISE FOR THE CONDOR'S HEAD: 'A terrific tale' Daily Telegraph

 
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