Free Shipping In the UK
Groovy Bob By Harriet Vyner

Groovy Bob
by Harriet Vyner

In Stock
£14.99
Robert Fraser, better known to some as "Groovy Bob", was immortalized in Richard Hamilton's 1967 picture "Swinging London", handcuffed to Mick Jagger. This unconventional biography details the riotous life of the man that Paul McCartney said "personifies the Sixties as I remember them".
5 in stock

Groovy Bob Summary


Groovy Bob by Harriet Vyner

Robert Fraser - taste-maker, hedonist, lousy businessman, promiscuous homosexual - was the celebrated art-dealer responsible for introducing the London art world to Peter Blake, Jim Dine, Richard Hamilton, Bridget Riley and Andy Warncl among others. In this exceptional biography, Harriet Vyner recreates not only an extraordinary, seminal figure but also an exciting and colourful era - Sixties London. Told through the voices of those who knew Fraser best - Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithfull, Kenneth Anger, Dennis Hopper and Vyner herself - Groovy Bob was acclaimed on first publication as a brilliant biography and portrait of the most exhilarating period in British social history.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Groovy Bob Reviews


'More than any other figure I can think of, Robert Fraser personifies the Sixties as I remember them.' Paul McCartney

About Harriet Vyner


Harriet Vyner was brought up in London, Yorkshire and Sussex. She knew Robert Fraser from the late 1970s until his death in 1986. She lives in London.

Additional information

GOR000886887
Groovy Bob by Harriet Vyner
Harriet Vyner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2001-07-09
320
0571205755
9780571205752
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.