In this autobiography, Alan Ross takes up the story of his life and enthusiasms where his first volume, "Blindfold Games" left off. We see him in Paris with John Minton in 1946 and later in Corsica. The book provides a history of metropolitan literary life from the end of the War.
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Alan Ross (1922-2001) was a poet, writer, journalist, editor and publisher. In fact, he was a man of letters par excellence. Born in India, educated in England, he joined the Royal Navy in the Second World War and endured the Arctic convoys to Russia. Alan Ross took over The London Magazine (the definite article was later dropped) from John Lehmann and revitalized it. There, it has been said, 'he simplified as well as unified contemporary culture by the clarity of his unique editorial taste. He also discovered many new talents.' His writing embraced poetry, cricket journalism, biography, autobiography, criticism and travel writing. Many of his titles are to be reissued in Faber Finds.
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002717670