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Gertrude & Alice

by Souhami, Diana

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


UK: Pandora, 1991. In this book the odd, legendary, and passionate collaboration between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas is eyed with detailed objectivity by London critic Souhami. This book presents the engaging backstage story to The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas--and, surprisingly, the first Stein biography in more than a decade. Photographs by Man Ray and Cecil Beaton stand out among illustrations that convey Stein and her world. review >>> it was facinating learning about these two women and thier unique lives. 300 crisp white pp, approx 900g packed for post. Souhami's own comment >> With Gertrude and Alice I played on the irony that the perfect marriage: loyalty, commitment, delight in each other til death do us part, was between two women. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, first met in Paris on Sunday 8 September 1907 and from that day on were never apart until Gertrude’s death on Saturday 27 July 1946.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 23.5cm.


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