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THE GREASE-PAINT JUNGLE by  Arnold Yarrow - First Edition - 1966 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

THE GREASE-PAINT JUNGLE

by Yarrow, Arnold

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


London: Ronald Whiting & Wheaton. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Scarce title. Hardcover has light soiling to outer edge of pages and some creasing to last endpage and 2 pages prior to that. Interior is other wise clean & unmarked. Jacket has light scuffing, light soiling to rear, a little wear to corners & spine ends, not price clipped. 224 pages.An entertaining and convincing novel about the theatre, written by an actor. Greasepaint jungle captures brilliantly the bitchiness and sense of "otherworld-ness" of the theatre and the people who work in it. The sky may fall, the earth may split, but only the faintest rumbles are heard in the wings. Within this narrow world are its own battles and struggles, which reflect, even it they don't recognise it, the world outside....; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .


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