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A Very Private Gentleman

A Novel

by Martin Booth

  • 83 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Fiction - Psychological Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Psychological,
  • Suspense,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Literary,
  • Butterflies in art,
  • Deception,
  • Italy,
  • Painters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9613661M
    ISBN 100312309090
    ISBN 109780312309091


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Booth was also fond of the United States, where he had many poet friends, and of Italy, which features in many of his later poems and in his novel A Very Private Gentleman (). These interests form a thread through his later novels, travel books and biographies.

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