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Prick up your ears : the biography of Joe Orton

Author: John Lahr
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Story of murder/suicide of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell. When Orton, after years of unsuccessful collaboration with Halliwell, breaks away and achieves fame and fortune on his own, Halliwell cracks, hammers Orton to death and then kills himself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lahr, John, 1941-
Prick up your ears.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1978
(OCoLC)561386702
Named Person: Joe Orton; Joe Orton; Joe Orton; Joe Orton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lahr
ISBN: 0394501535 9780394501536
OCLC Number: 4004776
Description: xiii, 302 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Lahr.

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Story of murder/suicide of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell. When Orton, after years of unsuccessful collaboration with Halliwell, breaks away and achieves fame and fortune on his own, Halliwell cracks, hammers Orton to death and then kills himself.

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