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  • by John Connolly
  • Narrated by Simon Slater
  • 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

John Connolly re-creates the golden age of Hollywood for an intensely compassionate study of the tension between commercial demands and artistic integrity and the human frailties behind even the greatest of artists.
An extraordinary reimagining of the life of one of the greatest screen comedians the world has ever known: a man who knew both adoration and humiliation; who loved and was loved in turn; who betrayed and was betrayed; who never sought to cause pain to others yet left a trail of affairs and broken marriages in his wake...and whose life was ultimately defined by one relationship of such tenderness and devotion that only death could sever it: his partnership with the man he knew as Babe. he is Stan Laurel. But he did not really exist. Stan Laurel was a fiction.
With he, John Connolly recreates the golden age of Hollywood for an intensely compassionate study of the tension between commercial demands and artistic integrity, the human frailties behind even the greatest of artists, and one of the most enduring and beloved partnerships in cinema history: Laurel & Hardy.

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Tender, breathtakingly beautiful, fascinating.

A biography, but more importantly, a love story. I had no idea about the story of these two men, so familiar to my childhood.
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- CitySallie

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A fantastic novel about loss, regret and life ofa great man. Love this authors work.
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- Richard H.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-08-2017
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton