Julian Maclaren-Ross





Julian Maclaren-Ross

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born
in South Norwood, London, The United Kingdom
July 07, 1912

died
November 03, 1964

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The English writer and dandy, Julian Maclaren-Ross (1912-64), is synonymous with the bohemian world of mid-twentieth-century Soho. There he rubbed shoulders with the likes of Dylan Thomas, Quentin Crisp, John Minton, Nina Hamnett, Joan Wyndham, Aleister Crowley, John Deakin, Augustus John, Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde. His theatrical dress sense — a sharp suit combined with his famous teddy-bear coat, aviator-style dark glasses and cigarette-holder — ensured that he stood out even in such flamboyant company. Intrigued by his stylish get-up and dissolute way of life, numerous writers, most notably Anthony Powell and Olivia Manning, used him as a model for characters in their fiction.

During the 1940s Maclaren-Ross was usually to be f...more


Average rating: 4.02 · 186 ratings · 31 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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Bitten by the Tarantula and...
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Julian Maclaren-Ross, Colle...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Selected Stories
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2004
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Selected Letters
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Tostadas de jabon
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Noches en Fitzrovia
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Veneno de Tarantula
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2009
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