The Laying On Of Hands

The Laying On Of Hands

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Clive Dunlop was a masseur of exceptional talents. His 'services' were much in demand amongst the great and the good and after his untimely death at the age of 34 they - the film stars and politicians, the writers and publishers, the TV pundits and celebrity chefs - are gathered for his memorial service. The conduct of the service is a great worry for the priest taking the service but it proves to be a test for the congregation. This is Alan Bennett at his absolute best with an exceptional satire. It is a perfect work of fiction but it will give readers the extra frisson of pleasure of identifying many of the characters, including even the masseur. This is a small masterpiece.
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  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 102 x 152 x 14mm | 140.62g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1861973748
  • 9781861973740

About Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's many stage and television plays and his prose collection, Writing Home, have made him one of Britain's best-loved authors. He has a huge international reputation for his plays and films which include: Habeus Corpus, Kafka's Dick, Private Function, The Madness of George III and many others a? often multi-prize winning. But it is his fiction (The Clothes They Stood Up In
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