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Jeremy Brett / The Man Who Became Sherlock Holmes: Manners, Terry

Jeremy Brett / The Man Who Became Sherlock Holmes

Manners, Terry

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ISBN 10: 1852276169 / ISBN 13: 9781852276164
Published by Virgin Books, London, 1997
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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"First published in Great Britain in 1997 by Virgin Books . . ." We list title as per title page. The jacket front panel prefers "The Man Who Became Sherlock Holmes / The tortured mind of Jeremy Brett." In brief, Brett was talented, likeable, and a bisexual manic depressive. Author Terry, editor of the Express in Scotland, had access to the tapes Brett made for an intended autobiography. This is a review copy with the original press release from Virgin Publishing laid in. Corners bumped. Dust jacket "very-good-plus," creased at foot of spine. British stage television theater show business biography. 244 pp. including index. Reduced from $165. Bookseller Inventory # 003027

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Title: Jeremy Brett / The Man Who Became Sherlock ...

Publisher: Virgin Books, London

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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For more than a decade, Jeremy Brett was the face of Sherlock Holmes. He fascinated television audiences with his portrayal of Conan Doyle's moody master of disguise and brought a brooding concentration and disturbing power to the role. But Brett had never wanted to play the Victorian detective. To enter into the spirit of Sherlock Holmes was to travel to a dark and morbidly fascinating place. This is the story of a talented actor whose finest role eventually overcame him. From the beginning of his career with Lawrence Olivier and Robert Stephens at the National Theatre he was much loved and admired by the theatrical world. However he was devastated by the death of his wife and stuggled with manic depression. As his health deteriorated, playing Sherlock Holmes became a terrifying addiction. Terry Manners talked to friends and colleagues of Jeremy Brett to build up a complete portrait of this talented man whose identity eventually merged with his final role.

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