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The Boy Hairdresser By Joe Orton

The Boy Hairdresser
by Joe Orton

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Two novels which mark the beginning and the end of the famous writing partnership of Orton and Halliwell. "Lord Cucumber" is a camp pastiche of a "Mills and Boon" romance, set on a cruise ship in the isles of Greece. "The Boy Hairdresser" depicts the tortured relationship of two "Angry Young Men".
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The Boy Hairdresser by Joe Orton

Two novels which mark the beginning and the end of the famous writing partnership of Orton and Halliwell. Lord Cucumber is a camp pastiche of a Mills and Boon romance, set on a cruise ship in the isles of Greece. The Boy Hairdresser depicts the tortured relationship of two Angry Young Men.

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About Joe Orton


Joe Orton was born on a housing estate in Leicester in 1933. He joined RADA in 1951, where he met his mentor and lover Kenneth Halliwell. Living on the dole (and briefly in prison, for defacing library books) the two collaborated on novels, though Orton's solo writing brought him more fame. He was murdered by Halliwell in 1967.

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GOR001666000
The Boy Hairdresser by Joe Orton
Joe Orton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Methuen Publishing Ltd
2001-08-23
290
041374910X
9780413749109
N/A
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