The Boys In The Band

London: Secker & Warburg, 1969

8vo, pp. 182. Original green boards, lettered in silver on spine. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown, top edge a little dusty, a near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, a little darkened and edgeworn, with slight loss to spine ends.

First UK edition.

Mart Crowley's off-Broadway sensation, filmed in 1970 with the same principal cast by William Friedkin. Overly waspish and limp-wristed for today's tastes, the play nonetheless was a key catalyst for change going in to the 1970s. A key text in the history of both Gay Lit. and Gay Rights.

Keywords: Matt CROWLEY"


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