Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle Of 101 Remarkable Meetings
- Publish Date: 2013-08-20
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Craig Brown
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From one of Englands wittiest writers, a captivating, glittering, engaging, entertaining confection (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) of 101 unlikely encounters between pairs of historical figures from Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud to Marilyn Monroe and Frank Lloyd Wright.
IMAGINE THESE UNLIKELYBUT TRUEENCOUNTERS:
Martha Graham and Madonna
Igor Stravinsky and Walt Disney
Frank Lloyd Wright and Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe and Nikita Khrushchev
President Richard M. Nixon and Elvis Presley
Harpo Marx and George Bernard Shaw
Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud
Groucho Marx and T. S. Eliot
BRILLIANT IN CONCEPTION AND DIZZYING IN EXECUTION, Hello Goodbye Hello is a daisy chain of 101 fascinating true encounters, chance meetings, and disastrous collisions between the celebrated and the gifted, the famous and the infamous. Witty and wicked, Hello Goodbye Hello is the perfect example that truth is stranger than fiction (and infinitely more enjoyable).
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