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Christopher Wood, a beautiful young Englishman, decided to be the greatest painter thw rodl had seen. He went to Paris in 1921. By day he studies, by night he attended the parties of the beau onde. He knew Picasso, worked for Diaghilev and was a friend of Cocteau. In the last months of his 29 year life, he fought a ravening opium addiction to succeed in claiming a place in history of English painting. ichard Hilary, confident, handsome and unprincipled, flew Spitfires in the Battle of Britain before being shot down and horribly burned. He underwent several operations by the legenday plastic surgeon. A H McIndoe. His account of his experience, THE LAST ENEMY, made him famous, but not happy. He begged to be allowed to return to flying, and died mysteriously in a night training operation, aged 23. eremy Wolfenden was born in 1936, the son of Jack, later Lord Wolfenden, Charming. generous and witty, he was the cleverest Englishman of his generation, but left All Souls to become a hack reporter. At the height of the Cold War, he was sent to Moscow swhere his ouche private life made him the plaything of the intelligence services. A terrifying sequence of events ended in Wa

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099518013
ISBN-10: 0099518015
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 24mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks worked as a journalist for 14 years before taking up writing books full time in 1991. He is the author of A Trick of Light, The Girl at the Lion D'Or, A Fool's Alphabet, The Fatal Englishman, Birdsong, Charlotte Gray, On Green Dolphin Street and most recently Human Traces.

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