10 May 2007
Show More Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir, 1964-2006 by Gore Vidal.
Little, Brown, 278 pp., £17.99, November 2006, 0 316 02727 8Show More
“... glasses – this combination of tremendous care and inattention the style of a Sicilian mafioso, his patrician composure suggestive of Burt Lancaster playing Lampedusa’s Leopard. Neither Vidal nor Howard Auster, his long-standing companion, swam in the pool, which was even more impressively blue than the sea at the foot of the cliff. Sunshine, cypresses, cicadas, scented air, the physical drama: all ...”