The Animals

    The Animals

    Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

    Katherine Bucknell

    Vintage 2014

    Paperback 523pp

    9781784700829   Product Code: 23257

    Christopher Isherwood was a world-famous novelist when he met Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952. Despite a 30-year age gap, they lived as an openly gay couple in closeted Hollywood. In these charming letters, Isherwood is the stubborn old workhorse Dobbin, Bachardy the playful young Kitty. Candid and affectionate, they draw the reader into the private world of the Animals, offer gossipy sketches of Isherwood's writer and actor friends, and chart Bachardy's burgeoning career as a painter.

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