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Published: 16 July 2009

502 Pages | 24 black and white plates


ISBN: 9780199569786

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A History

Stephen Gundle

  • The first ever history of glamour and its three vital ingredients - sex appeal, money, and fame.
  • Covers the lives of the rich and famous over the last two centuries - from Napoleon to Marilyn Monroe, from Beau Brummell to Gianni Versace
  • Highlights both the magic of glamour - and also its sleazy and sometimes tragic underside