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User Review  - ukforever - LibraryThing

Famed and acclaimed British actor Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) was an actor to his core, a self-identification which guided him confidently along the path of his life's work. But it also meant that ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlisonM - LibraryThing

Coleman manfully weeds out the fact from the fiction in the long & colourful life of one of the English stage's greatest actors. Even handed & fair but factual excellence over-rules entertainment value. Read full review

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User Review  - John Saltwell - Goodreads

There seem to be several other books about Olivier currently in print, including his autobiography: both hold claims to being the "definitive work". Meticulously researched, thoughtful and insightful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alexander Arsov - Goodreads

Terry Coleman Olivier Henry Holt, Hardback, 2005. 8vo. xii+595 pp. Chronologies of Olivier's stage career and films [pp. 484-511]. Notes [pp. 517-567]. Index [pp. 571-595]. First published, 2005 ... Read full review

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User Review  - KV Witten - Goodreads

This is an exhaustively-detailed biography of Sir Laurence Olivier, one of the greatest English actors of all time. A fascinating book though I personally would have preferred more of a concentration ... Read full review

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User Review  - Iosephus Bibliothecarius - Goodreads

Famed and acclaimed British actor Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) was an actor to his core, a self-identification which guided him confidently along the path of his life's work. But it also meant that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Roxanne - Goodreads

It's starting out a little drier than expected, but I just got into his first marriage. I'm going to stick with it. The stuff about his time breaking into acting is pretty inspiring. Guy had a lot of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lucy - Goodreads

How can one get a huge crush on a person over 20 years dead? Ask me. Read full review

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User Review  - Thahood - Goodreads

Not as good as some of the other bios on olivier Read full review

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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

This is a great biography of a great man! Concisely written and endlessly fascinating, this is a great portrait of an obsessive, brilliantly talented man. If you like biographies and/or the arts this is definitely one you should check out. Read full review


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