Physique: the life of John S. Barrington

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Serpent's Tail, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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A depiction of bohemian life in London, New York and Paris, the outlandish schemes that often ended in prison, and a series of strange friendships and celebrities from Coward to Cocteau to Lennon and Bob Marley. Over 100 illustrations.

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User Review  - Hugo Hamilton - Goodreads

This is a fascinating look into the world of gay life during and after WW2. John Barrington was a well-known physique photographer who disproved all the standard notions of the closeted Forties and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tosh - Goodreads

This is a fascinating piece of British 'Gay' History circ. London Soho 1940's. Beautifully illustrated book that is super interesting. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The West End War
25
Art and Anatomy
57
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

General Rupert Smith spent 40 years in the British Army, commanding the UK Armoured Division in the Gulf War, general in charge in Northern Ireland, commander of the UN forces in Bosnia and Deputy Commander of NATO. He lives in London.

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