DANIEL FARSON – SOHO IN THE FIFTIES

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DANIEL FARSON – SOHO IN THE FIFTIES

75.00

Published by Michael Joseph 1988 UK 1st edition 3rd printing.

Farson's fascinating first hand account of life in Soho in the 1950's. The first and the largest part of the book takes the form of 24 hours in the district of drink and debauchery. Stories from the French House, Wheelers, The Fitzroy, The Colony and The Gargoyle, with pen portraits of all the Soho Stragglers, Francis Bacon, John Deakin, Jeffery Bernard, Muriel Belcher and Frank Norman. Peppered with photographs and an introduction by George Melly. 

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Condition: Near Fine