Rose Alley

Rose Alley

Paperback - 2009
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Fiction. When violence erupts on the streets of Paris in May 1968, a hapless international film crew finds itself stranded during the shooting of a preposterous low-budget blue movie about notorious 18th century erotic poet John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester. A deadpan and digressive behind-the-scenes catalog of the actors, filmmakers, bystanders, and subjects involved in this movie, ROSE ALLEY is also a fantastical and venomous love letter to French film and literature, obsessive collectors, pornography, language, revolution, misanthropy, the joys of cross-cultural misunderstanding, and other peculiar objects of affection. As Harry Mathews writes, "you have no excuse not to read this book."
Publisher: Denver : Counterpath Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Small Press Distribution, 2009.
ISBN: 9781933996134
Characteristics: 178 p. ; 19 cm.


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