DENNIS POTTER: A Biography

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

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xi, + 672pp., two unpaginated, (mostly) candidly-illustrated, b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Backstrip mildly bumped on heel. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The biography of Dennis Potter is a story of a scriptwriting genius. Physically and psychologically scarred by illness which ailed him from the age of twenty-six, he was one of the most controversial figures in the history of British television, noted for his subversive plays "Pennies From Heaven', 'The Singing Detective'. and 'Black Eyes'. Contents include: Prologue. Four chaptered 'parts', Chronology of the Works of Dennis Potter, Biblio., Sources, Index. More. Book weight approx. 1.34 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: DENNIS POTTER: A Biography

Author Name: Carpenter, Humphrey

Categories: Plays/Sketches/Screenplays, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1998

ISBN Number: 0571176852

ISBN Number 13: 9780571176854

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Seller ID: 005786

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, SCREEN WRITERS, TELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPTWRITERS, BRITAIN, POTTER, DENNIS CHRISTOPHER, 1935-1994