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Books: The Tormented Prince

by J Leigh Hirst

The Tormented PrinceAn account by Canadian author J Leigh Hirst of the life and writings of Mark Holloway.

Mark, who was married to Victoria Strachey, belonged to the literary pub and club scene that flourished in Soho from the 1930s to 1950s. The books he published in his lifetime met with critical success - his Utopian Communities in America, 1680-1880 is still in print, 60 years after it was first published. But, unknown to anyone, including his wife of 52 years, he also wrote over half a million words about his life which only came to light after his death in 2004. Leigh Hirst has used this mass of material to provide an absorbing account of Mark's life.

170 pages, 8 pages of photographs



£10.50 free p&p; Add £2.50 outside UK

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