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The Gentlemen's Clubs of London

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On its first publication in 1979, Lejeune's The Gentlemen's Clubs of London rapidly established itself as a widely sought-after and quoted work around the world among those intrigued by and participating in the rarefied world of the famous clubs of London society. This is a new, thoroughly updated edition.This book lays forth the histories of the clubs, why and how each ca ...more
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published June 15th 2012 by Stacey International Publishers (first published 1984)
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May 10, 2016 DCW rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is a book that churns out the same inside joke where poverty is the punchline for 100+ pages. To mix it up, there is the occasional shrug at the monstrous sexism that pervades the direct quotes from 'hallowed' club members. Maybe if you just focused on the glossy photos of the interior architecture it would be okay. Even though I expected some naval-gazing at club culture from the start, the self-congratulatory nature of the book towards the landed elite was nauseating to me. If only it had ...more
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