By Christopher Isherwood
Christopher Isherwood settled in California in 1939 and spent the warfare years writing for Hollywood, yet via 1945 he had all yet ceased to write down fiction or even deserted his behavior of maintaining a diary. as an alternative he launched into a lifetime of frantic socialising and consuming. on reflection from the Nineteen Seventies, Isherwood recreated those years from own stories to shape a remarkably sincere mix of deepest and social heritage.
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