This is an intimate glimpse of Coward's private life, illustrated with many of his own unpublished photographs. Firefly was the name of his house in Jamaica, and this book details the building, his life there and his relationship with the island which he so loved. It includes contributions from those who spent time there with him and knew him well.
Firefly was the name of No?l Coward's house in Jamaica, and Firefly is a book about the building, Coward's life there, and his relationship with the island of Jamaica which he so loved. Copiously illustrated in full colour with dozens of never-before-seen pictures of Coward and his friends - famous and infamous - at play in Firefly, the book has contributions from those who shared their time there with Coward and from those who knew him. The list of those seen by the pool, by the piano, around the house, is an extraordinary catalogue of celebrities from opera, the stage, film - and even the British Royal Family: Sean Connery, Sophia Loren, Peter O'Toole, Joan Sutherland, James Mason, Audrey Hepburn, Ian Fleming and many more.
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Firefly: Firefly (HB) by Chris Salewicz
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