9 March 1995
Show More Paris Interzone: Richard Wright, Lolita, Boris Vian and Others on the Left Bank 1946-1960 by James Campbell.
Secker, 305 pp., £20, September 1994, 0 436 20106 2Show More
Foreign Correspondent: Paris in the Sixties by Peter Lennon.
Picador, 220 pp., £16.99, April 1994, 0 330 31911 6Show More
The Good Ship Venus: The Erotic Voyage of the Olympia Press by John de St Jorre.
Hutchinson, 332 pp., £20, September 1994, 0 09 177874 3Show More
“... as a young journalist writing, sporadically, for the Guardian, while, in the intervals, getting caught up in all kinds of adventures (best of all an improbable encounter, in the company of SamuelBeckett, with Peter O’Toole). This post-war Paris is largely made up of writers, intellectuals, editors, journalists, actors, jazz musicians, film-makers, students, hangers-on, ‘terrorists’ and the ...”