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The last days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox

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The last days of Leda Grey
Title
The last days of Leda Grey
Statement of responsibility
Essie Fox
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Language
eng
Summary
During the oppressive heat wave of 1976 a young journalist, Ed Peters, finds an Edwardian photograph in a junk shop in the seaside town of Brightland. It shows an alluring, dark-haired girl, an actress whose name was Leda Grey. Enchanted by the image, Ed learns Leda Grey is still living - now a recluse in a decaying cliff-top house she once shared with a man named Charles Beauvois, a director of early silent film. As Beauvois's muse and lover, Leda often starred in scenes where stage magic and trick photography were used to astonishing effect. But, while playing a cursed Egyptian queen, the fantasies captured on celluloid were echoed in reality, leaving Leda abandoned and alone for more than half a century - until the secrets of her past result in a shocking climax, more haunting than any to be in found in the silent films of Charles Beauvois
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The last days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox
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The last days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn962055900
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781409146254
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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