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Signed by the author; includes a limited edition replica photograph, also signed by the author
"he is Stan Laurel. But he did not really exist. Stan Laurel was a fiction.An extraordinary reimagining of the life of one of the greatest screen comedians the world has ever known: a man who knew both adoration and humiliation; who loved, and was loved in turn; who betrayed, and was betrayed; who never sought to cause pain to others, yet left a trail of affairs and broken marriages in his wake. A man whose life was ultimately defined by one relationship of such tenderness and devotion that only death could sever it: his partnership with the man he knew as Babe."Stan Laurel was a complicated man", Connolly writes in the New Statesman, "and complicated men lead complicated lives." With he, John Connolly recreates the golden age of Hollywood for an intensely compassionate study of the tension between commercial demands and artistic integrity, the human frailties behind even the greatest of artists, and one of the most enduring and beloved partnerships in cinema history: Laurel and Hardy."

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Signed by the author
Author(s):
John Connolly
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Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781473663626
Number of pages:
453
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
He

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Signed by the author; includes a limited edition replica photograph, also signed by the author
"he is Stan Laurel. But he did not really exist. Stan Laurel was a fiction.An extraordinary reimagining of the life of one of the greatest screen comedians the world has ever known: a man who knew both adoration and humiliation; who loved, and was loved in turn; who betrayed, and was betrayed; who never sought to cause pain to others, yet left a trail of affairs and broken marriages in his wake. A man whose life was ultimately defined by one relationship of such tenderness and devotion that only death could sever it: his partnership with the man he knew as Babe."Stan Laurel was a complicated man", Connolly writes in the New Statesman, "and complicated men lead complicated lives." With he, John Connolly recreates the golden age of Hollywood for an intensely compassionate study of the tension between commercial demands and artistic integrity, the human frailties behind even the greatest of artists, and one of the most enduring and beloved partnerships in cinema history: Laurel and Hardy."

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
John Connolly
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9781473663626
Number of pages:
453
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
He

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