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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Chaplin: The Life and Times of the Tramp by Simon Louvish

Chaplin
The Tramp's Odyssey
by Simon Louvish


“The unhappiest and shyest human being I have met,” according to a reporter for the New York Times, quoted in Simon Louvish's account - Time UK

Latest book about Charlie Chaplin is from author Simon Louvish. Chaplin: The Tramp's Odyssey, focuses on the 'mask behind the man' and 'weighs the relationship between the Tramp, his creator, and his world-wide fans'. The Times online UK, has a full review at this link.


The book is published by Faber and Faber, and is available online from Waterstones bookshop UK and Tesco Entertainment UK.

Update March 28th, 2009 - Guardian UK review by Simon Callow

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