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Joe Gillis is a young, out of work Hollywood screenwriter who becomes fatally enmeshed in the life of Norma Desmond, an aging star of the silent screen. In Andrew Lloyd Webber's acclaimed musical, Christopher Hampton and Don Black have worked together to produce a masterly book and lyrics for this stunning adaptation of Billy Wilder's film classic.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Faber & Faber (first published 1993)
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Christopher James Hampton CBE, FRSL is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film version Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and also more recently for writing the nominated screenplay for the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's Atonement.

Hampton became involved in the theatre while studying German and French at
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