• All Products
      • Paperback
      • Hardcover
      • eBook
      • Audiobook

    A Young Man's Passage

    We're sorry, the product you requested is unavailable. Here is an alternate edition that you might be interested in.

    By: Julian Clary

    QTY
    -+
    $14.99
     
     
    ISBN
    9781448116584
    Date Released
    Binding
    eBook
     
     

    Instant Download

    Description
    Information
    This is Julian Clary's story, in his own words - the tale of an awkward schoolboy who became a huge worldwide success on stage and screen.After a sheltered suburban upbringing, Julian was sent to St Benedict's, where beatings from 'holy' men gave him some brutal life lessons, and other 'unholy' boys his first awakenings of sexuality. He had just one true friend and ally, Nick - to his other school peers, Julian's aloof demeanour made him an enigma or simply a figure of ridicule. In school he was just another pained adolescent, but inside Julian was a new Jean Genet or Quentin Crisp bursting to get out.Leaving St Benedict's thankfully behind him, Julian went on to college where he found his true vocation as an entertainer with a peculiar comic brand of smut and glamour. At the same time, he was finding as much sex as he could, sometimes with remarkably less-than-glamorous characters.Periods in community theatre and the singing telegram industry followed before Julian hit the big time with cabaret co-star Fanny the Wonder Dog as The Joan Collins Fan Club. Soon, the world was his oyster. But fame came at a price, as Julian struggled not only with the reality of being a high-profile gay man in the 1980s but also the pain of losing his lover to terminal illness.Far more than just another celebrity autobiography or 'funny book', this is a touching, beautifully written and wryly witty account of a unique progression from shy child to comedy icon.
    ISBN:
    9781448116584
    Publication Date:
    31 / 10 / 2011

    You might also like



    Accepted Payments

    Need help? Call us on (07) 3291 7444