Geniuses Together: American Writers in Paris in the 1920s.
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A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket . "A collage of Left-Bank expatriate life as it was experienced by the Hemingway generation," this work benefits from Carpenter's wealth of rich memoir material, engaging style, and acute eye for lively anecdote. He also accepts the stereotype of the Lost Generation's decade-long party chiefly remarkable for the fun it afforded the participants and subsequent myths of artistic brilliance. Bookseller Inventory # 23343
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About the Author: Humphrey Carpenter was born and educated in Oxford, and attended the Dragon School and Keble College. He was a well-known biographer and children's writer, and worked previously as a producer at the BBC. He wrote biographies of J. R. R. Tolkien, W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Ezra Pound, C. S. Lewis and Dennis Potter. Among his many books for children were the best-selling Mr Majeika series. He also wrote several plays for the theatre and radio. A keen musician, he was a member of a 1930s-style jazz band, Vile Bodies, which was resident at the Ritz Hotel in London for a number of years. He died in 2005.
Title: Geniuses Together: American Writers in Paris...
Publisher: Unwin Hyman, London
Publication Date: 1987
Edition: First Printing of the First UK Edition
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