The Last Medici

The Last Medici

by Harold Acton

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ISBN-13: 9780571249084
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 02/28/2009
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Harold Acton (1904-1994) was a writer, scholar and aesthete who listed as his principal recreation 'hunting the philistines'. From the balcony of his Oxford rooms he famously declaimed passages from The Waste Land through a megaphone.He wrote in many different mediums, publishing nearly thirty books, with his poetry and fiction being markedly less successful than his other works.

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