November 2004 is the 40th anniversary of Maclaren-Ross's premature death, hastened by drug and alcohol abuse. A significant number of features and articles are planned in the national press throughout November. Maclaren-Ross's wild, bohemian life makes him a counterpart to hard-living American writers such as Charles Bukowski and Jack Kerouac. Endorsed by leading 20th cent...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 11th 2004 by Dewi Lewis Publishing
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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 tedd...moreMore about Julian Maclaren-Ross...